PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS The psychological effects of Bipolar Disorder can have devastating consequences because bipolar disorder is a mood disorder and mental illness. In the article, “The Emotional, Physical, and Mental Effects of Bipolar Disorder” (Trey, 2010) stated that, “Bipolar Disorder is generally characterized by extreme cycles of depressed and manic behaviors” (Para 1). Symptoms that people often report to their physicians are depression, guilt, being easily agitated and irritable. They also described having a sense of helplessness, being worthless, and abandonment (Trey, 2010). Many people that have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder suffer from insomnia while others will sleep more than twelve hours a day. Their appetite plays an important factor also from not being hungry to having a never ending appetite (Trey, 2010). With numerous medications on the market for Bipolar Disorder that just alleviate the symptoms there is no cure causing most people diagnosed to live day to day hoping that their medication works to alleviate the signs and symptoms.
THE EMOTIONAL EFFECTS The emotional effects of Bipolar Disorder can have devastating effects on personal and professional relationships for people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. The Article “ Bipolar Disorder(Manic
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