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What are signs of mania in bipolar disorder?

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The signs of mania in bipolar disorder include:

  • Disconnected and very fast (racing) thoughts
  • Grandiose beliefs
  • Inappropriate elation or euphoria
  • Inappropriate irritability
  • Inappropriate social behavior
  • Increased sexual desire
  • Increased talking speed or volume
  • Markedly increased energy
  • Poor judgment
  • A decreased need for sleep due to high energy

From: Bipolar Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?" and "What are the different forms of depression?"

American Psychiatric Association: . Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 20, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What is Depression?" and "What are the different forms of depression?"

American Psychiatric Association: . Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V)

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 20, 2018

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