Bipolar disorder facts and statistics: general bipolar disorder information bipolar disorder is a very serious-but highly treatable brain diseasealthough there is no cure for bipolar disorder, the treatment success rate with antipsychotic medications and psycho-social therapy can be as high as 60 percent. Bipolar is a serious mood disorder where sufferers can experience depression and low phases lasting for months and manic, high phases which can make sufferers feel out of control due to the symptoms i am now 29, but when diagnosed at 16, this felt like a life sentence i was a shy teenager. Bipolar disorders are brain disorders that cause changes in a person's mood, energy and ability to function bipolar disorder is a category that includes three different conditions — bipolar i, bipolar ii and cyclothymic disorder. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental disorder with periods of depression and periods of elevated mood   the elevated mood is significant and is known as mania or hypomania, depending on its severity, or whether symptoms of psychosis are present.
Dr youngstrom: the meta-analysis mentioned above found that bipolar disorders in children and teens are about half as common in adults, affecting 2 percent of the general population around the world (compared to 4 percent for bipolar in adults, or 6 to 8 percent for depression in teens) this makes bipolar about a third as common as depression. Bipolar disorder (also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive disorder, or manic depression) is a psychiatric diagnosis for a mood disorder individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of a frenzied state known as mania, typically alternating with episodes of depression. Bipolar disorder statistics from the world health organization (who), indicate bipolar disorder is the 6th leading cause of disability in the world - in australia there are around 238,957 people with bipolar disorder. Opment and natural history of the major affective mood disorders the world health organization/world bank's estimates bipolar disorder exhibits little.
The bipolar disorder is known by various names such as manic depressive disorder, manic depression, and bipolar affective disorder the disorder is characterized by two extreme conditions, the abnormal elevation of mood known as mania and extreme depression. Bipolar affective disorder, or manic-depressive illness (mdi), is a common, severe, and persistent mental illness this condition is a serious lifelong struggle and challenge. Empirical and theoretical work on bipolar disorder has throughout history seesawed between psychological and biological ways of understanding despite the work of kraepelin (1921) emphasizing the psychosocial context, conceptions of bipolar disorder as a genetically based illness dominated the 20th century.
The term 'bipolar disorder' (or 'bipolar affective disorder') is thought to be less stigmatizing than the older term 'manic-depressive illness', and so the former has largely. Other tips for managing bipolar disorder at work if you have bipolar disorder, take a walk around the block listen to relaxing music call a friend take time off for counseling. Bipolar ii disorder is not a milder form of bipolar i disorder, but a separate diagnosis while the manic episodes of bipolar i disorder can be severe and dangerous, individuals with bipolar ii disorder can be depressed for longer periods, which can cause significant impairment. Genetic: bipolar disorder tends to run in families, so researchers believe there is a genetic predisposition for the disorder scientists also are exploring the presence of abnormalities on.
This affects around 1 in 10 people with bipolar disorder, and can happen with both types i and ii cyclothymia the mood swings are not as severe as those in full bipolar disorder, but can be longer. Affective disorders are a set of psychiatric disorders, also called mood disorders the main types of affective disorders are depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety disorder symptoms vary by. Continued the mood swings of bipolar [disorder] are more severe, longer lasting, and maybe most significant of all, they interfere with some important aspect of functioning, such as ability to. Bipolar disorder is one of the most highly investigated neurological disorders the national institute of mental health (nimh) estimates that it affects nearly 45 percent of adults in the united.
Abstract bipolar disorder (also known as manic depressive illness) is a complex genetic disorder in which the core feature is pathological disturbance in mood (affect) ranging from extreme elation, or mania, to severe depression usually accompanied by disturbances in thinking and behaviour. Plus, i had a highly dysfunctional upbringing from day one, which only got worse over time, with witnessing abuse between my parents and also some major issues around longstanding infidelity on my mum's part, so i believe i have two parts of the puzzle, so to speak. By tamiya king studies reveal that 23 million people in the united states have bipolar disorder, which is also referred to as manic-depressive disease.
Eating and food issues: around 14% of people with bipolar ii have an eating or food issue binge eating is more common than bulimia or anorexia binge eating is more common than bulimia or anorexia. Bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes periods of depression and periods of abnormally elevated mood the elevated mood is significant and is known as mania or hypomania, depending on its severity, or whether symptoms of psychosis are present. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person's mood, energy and ability to think clearly people with bipolar experience high and low moods—known as mania and depression—which differ from the typical ups-and-downs most people experience the average age-of-onset. Bipolar disorder, also known in some parts of the world by its older name, manic depression, is a mental disorder that is characterized by serious and significant mood swings.