What is Bipolar Disorder?
Bipolar disorder is associated with extreme mood swings due to depression and mania. It is best known as manic depressive disorder. Patients with bipolar disorder can become depressed that may cause hopelessness, losing interest and displeasure in most activities. When the mood shifts to another direction they get a feeling of euphoria and excessive energy. Manic can happen a few times in a year or often. There are a large number of cases when depression and mania occur at the same time. The bipolar mood disorder treatment is possible with medication, psychological counseling and psycho social rehabilitation.
Grueling Facts of Bipolar Disorder
- Around 1.2% of the population of the world are affected with the disorder.
- 7 out 10 people with bipolar depression are unable to get the right diagnosis.
- Both men and women can affect the illness equally and it is seen in all age groups and social classes.
What causes Bipolar Disorder is still unknown, but after a long study over the subject, medical experts have come to some causes that can trigger bipolar.
- Biological reasons
- Imbalanced Hormones
- Imbalance occurring in brain chemicals
- Inherited traits
Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
The symptoms are divided into 2 parts:
Bipolar I (Manic Phase)
- Increment in energy level
- Racing thoughts
- Over cautious about self-esteemUnusual talkativeness
Bipolar II (Depression Phase)
- Losing control over crying
- Lack of interest in activities
- Feeling guilt
- Taking part from family and friends
Diagnosis and Treatment At Tulasi Home?
Tulasi Home is a leading name in India for bipolar disorder treatment. At our Delhi based treatment center, we provide effective treatment to the patients suffering from the disorder. We have treated a large number of patients with the illness. People from several parts of India come to our clinic for treatment of the illness.
To control the symptoms of bipolar, we use drugs. Depending on symptoms mood stabilizers are started for manic phase and antidepressants for patients in depressive phase .Our team of psychiatrists is trained to achieve the right balance so that the patient gets benefited earliest.
We run an effective rehabilitation program to make changes in the patient’s behavior so that they can live a functional life. Our rehab program is customized for each patient’s needs.
Cognitive behavioral therapy is provided by our experts trained in this field. We try to integrate patients in the society so they can contribute as individuals.
Family awareness program is also conducted so that after rehabilitation the patient can lead a normal life with support of family.