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Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Disorder Depression because they share the symptoms of sadness, hopelessness, pessimism; anxiety and sleep problems; However Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression take very different directions. It is important that we are able to tell them apart because the treatments are very different. Making an inaccurate diagnosis can result in making the disorder worse. There are two types of mood disorders: Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Disorder. It is believed both...

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A Unquiet Mind

have an essay to write about and the prompt is, Write about some of the individuals you know who have a psych disorder.  How did they deal with it?  Did they cope well or did they struggle. He couldn’t help but laugh out loud and tell me to come over to his house because this was going to be a long conversation. So I went over and he started by telling me how there are different forms of bipolar and that the first thing to know is that “I am supposed to be on my medications but most of these medications...

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General Psychology

post-traumatic stress disorder. While efforts to treat sex offenders remain unpromising, psychological interventions for survivors — especially group therapy — appears effective Bautista III, Romeo J. July 14, 2012 BSHRM General Psychology TOPIC: Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness in which common emotions become intensely and often unpredictably magnified. Individuals with bipolar disorder can quickly...

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Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder

Mental Disorders Millions and millions of people have been, and are, plagued by some type of mental disorder. There are many types of disorders such as mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and substance-related disorders. The mental disorders can range from minor cases to very strong, extreme cases. Two mental disorders that deal with the shifting of a human's personality and character are schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia is a mental illness that is characterized...

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“Madness“, Marya Hornbacher  takes  the reader on  a journey  of her life with  Type I rapid cycle bipolar disorder. She explains the disorder as “when you are mad, mad like this, you don’t know it. Reality is what you see. When what you see shifts, departing from anyone else’s reality, it’s still reality to you” (Hornbacher, page 118).          Marya Hornbacher has experienced  almost every possible disorder.  By the time she reached her teenage years , she had  already  battled drug addiction, bulimia...

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Abnormal Psychology: Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Mental illness has plagued human kind for as long as we have been on this earth. The science of psychology has made great strides in past century. The stigma of being mentally ill has begun to fall away and people are finally starting to get the help that they need to recover. Bipolar disorder is one illness that we have come to more fully understand. Through assistance from a psychiatrist, family and medication a patient with bipolar disorder can enter remission and...

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Biological Approach Bipolar Disorder

Biological Approach Bipolar Disorder “The biological approach looks for its roots of mental disorders in the brain’s circuitry.” (Kowalski, R., & Westen, D.) When using the biological approach the mental health professional is looking for problem with how a person brain is functioning. It is their belief that it is more of a medical cause for a person’s problems. The brain is studied to see if it is functioning proper and if it is not what the possible causes may be. It is known that different...

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Mood Disorders: Depressive Disorders and Bipolar Disorders

Ngoc (Lily) Le Abnormal Psychology Case Study #3 – Mood Disorders 29 May 2014 1. The different mood disorders that we explored together as a class are as following: depressive disorders and bipolar disorders. (I didn’t factor suicide into this.) Going into further detail, depressive disorders are the clarified grouping of individuals who have been identified to have unipolar depression. Having unipolar depression is when that same individual is in a mental state of depression without having shown...

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Vincent Van Gogh

This may have been one of the reasons why Van Gogh loved this color. Bipolar disorder Due to Van Gogh's extreme enthusiasm and dedication to first religion and then art coupled with the feverish pace of his art production many believe that mania was a prominent condition in Van Gogh's life. However, these episodes were always followed by exhaustion and depression and ultimately suicide. Therefore, a diagnosis of bipolar disorder or manic depression makes sense with the accounts of these episodes in...

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Psychology Lab Ted Bundy

assignments before this paper I believe Ted Bundy has Bipolar Disorder or better described as Manic Depression. Ted Bundy could go from very happy and open to very closed and quit in seconds. Being able to do this so easily and so often I believe he has Bipolar Disorder. To add to the Bipolar I also believe he was Manic Depressed. I believe because of his young life and how his childhood happened I think this is why he went down this path. These disorders are what lead Ted Bundy from a candidate for a Governor...

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