Management focuses on stabilizing mood and preventing relapses
Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition characterized by episodes of mood swings, including periods of mania and depression. It can impact daily functioning and quality of life. Treatment often involves mood stabilizers, psychotherapy, and support.
Mood disorder characterized by alternating periods of mania and depression
Mood swings, energy changes, sleep disturbances
Clinical evaluations, mood charting, structured interviews
Variable, contingent on adherence to treatment and the nature of the disorder
Elevated risk of suicide, substance abuse
Genetic factors, environmental influences
Global prevalence with onset often in adolescence or early adulthood
Sustained therapeutic engagement is foundational for stability
This information serves as a general overview and does not constitute professional medical advice. Always consult with healthcare providers for accurate and personalized insights regarding your health.