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Mr. Manish Patel

Diploma in psychology

Psychologist, Valsad

19 Years Experience
Mr. Manish Patel Diploma in psychology Psychologist, Valsad
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Mr. Manish Patel is an experienced Psychologist in Khoparli Road, Valsad. He has had many happy patients in his 19 years of journey as a Psychologist. He is a qualified Diploma in psychology . You can visit him at Ananya Clinic in Khoparli Road, Valsad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Mr. Manish Patel on Lybrate.com.

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Happy Birthday, Bill Gates! Top 5 Gates’ personality traits your child can pick up

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Happy Birthday, Bill Gates! Top 5 Gates’ personality traits your child can pick up
5 awesome Bill Gates personality traits you can help your child pick up

Do you want to know what makes Bill Gates not just a mega-successful businessman but also a great human being? Well apart from outstanding business chops and an IQ of 160 of course. It is his attitude to life in general. If you want to see your child touch the peak of success personally and professionally, the apple of your eye should have certain integral personality traits. Here’s how you can effectively imbibe them in him/her. And there’s no better day to get started than today, the Microsoft founder’s Birthday!

1. Make your child a fighter.
We’ve often heard Bill Gates exhorting people to not give up despite the odds against them. “Life is not fair, get used to it” is his golden mantra. When your child seems down and beaten, always be there to support and encourage him, just like Gates’ parents were there to nurture his dream of computer programming from their club’s funds.

2. Inculcate traits of sensitivity and warmth.
A life lesson Gates champions is that of giving back to the society through his notable charitable endeavours such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. So how do you teach your child to realise his dream in this highly competitive world without losing his compassion? The answer is simple; encourage your child to perform small, daily acts of kindness like donating part of his pocket money, helping an elderly to cross the road or feeding the poor.

3. ‘No’ to shortcuts. ‘yes’ to patience and honesty.
Bill Gates is a strong believer of hard work. He’ll tell you that you need to work hard to realise your dream with shortcuts being a no-go. If your child is tempted to indulge in shortcuts, do not hesitate to gently admonish him. To be patient and honest consistently is hard even for us adults. Nevertheless, make yourself a role model for your child.

4. Stay humble.
One of the reasons behind the immense success of Microsoft’s founder is that he sees great opportunities even in the smallest and lowliest of work. “Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity” He’s famously been quoted time and again. If you want your child to climb the ladders of success like this monumental man encourage him to get his hands dirty. You could begin with getting him to help out in household chores to get your point across.

5. Learn to learn from your mistakes.
The man of wisdom strongly advises to teach your child to learn from his mistakes. Whenever your child does something wrong, give him some time and space to understand his mistakes so that the lessons learnt remain with him for life. If the lesson turns out to be positive then the mistake made was worth it. In time, your little tyke will no longer depend on you or others to correct his mistakes. We’ll be looking at a self-sufficient person in his own right.

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Sir I am a anxiety disorder patient and insomnia too. I went to psychiatrist and he prescribed me 3 tablets in one day. Petril 0.25 mirtaz 7.5 mg and pexep cr 12.5 I feel really better now I don't have panic attacks but still I have a problem of insomnia when I take these tablets I will sleep and when I don't take I can't sleep. How can I sleep without these tablets or what else can I do to leave these things and what should I do for nausea I can not eat properly and I don't feel hungry I feel like I have to vomit. Sir/mam. Please help me with your opinion. Thanks.

MBBS, MD Psychiatry, DNB Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Nagpur
Sir I am a anxiety disorder patient and insomnia too. I went to psychiatrist and he prescribed me 3 tablets in one da...
Since you showed considerable improvement with above medications it is advisable that you donot alter doses or stop or skip medications at your wish. Consult your treating physician or me online for a gradual reduction in number and doses of medications. This would ensure continued improvement and reduce chances of relapse in future.
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I am planning to quit alcohol week days its fine, I will manage but weekends I am worried how will make it upto me not to drink? I really dont want to start over again, once I start, I wont stop

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear , you are just 22. I am sure that you are not an addict. Addiction means 5 or more large every day at a prescribed time period. Leaving alcohol habbit for a non-addicted habitual drinker is an easy task. Pure will power is the key. Secondly to divert attention you should learn to do entertaining activities or games. Physical activities always reduce the cravings. As you are a non-addict, there will not be any cravings. Therefore, stop worrying. You can stop liquor altogether today itself. Take care.
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I am going through a divorce. After 6 months of marriage my husband said he feels incompatible with me and blamed me for everything, despite me trying my level best. I know i shouldn't have tried, seeing that he didn't love me to begin with, but with divorce proceedings starting now, I've lost all confidence in myself, feel depressed and scared of my future. I'm a doctor myself and i immediately don't want to start on medications. Please help.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
You did the right thing. Before proceeding to divorce, I do ask both partners to put in their best effort and make every attempt to sort out the differences, and only then to go ahead with the divorce, if it all does not fructify. The reason you need to do this is that you can walk out of the marriage knowing that you did your best and it did not work out for good reasons. You will be clear in your conscience and will have no regrets after the divorce. You will carry your conscience with you always, and an unclear conscience will torment you that you could have done this and that, to save the marriage. Do not feel regret that you tried everything. Now due to the stubbornness of your spouse, it will all end but you have a guilt-free situation. If this was an arranged marriage, perhaps there were irreconcilable differences, but if it was a love marriage, then I think he could have seen these problems earlier. In that case he has been unfair. But he does not deserve any second thoughts: it?s just good riddance to bad rubbish. As quickly as possible, get going with your life. Get rid of all reminders of him, keep talking about the pain to get it out of your system and go out and meet friends. Get into a health routine: exercise well, sleep well, eat well and socialize well. Do not spend time moping about him. Do not be in a hurry to settle down with someone until you have gotten him out of your system, nice and clear. You have done well, and deserve better. You do not need any medication for all this. It is just a temporary phase.
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Please suggest best ayurvedic Medicine for my daughter aged 23 for depression. Her Mood swings from day to another day. She is so cleaning Conscious that she even touch the Tap ,Remote with Cloth. She clean her hand after every 1 hour. If possible suggest some Homeopathic / allopathic medicine without steroid/ sleeping pills as she need to go to College?

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Ghaziabad
Please suggest best ayurvedic Medicine for my daughter aged 23 for depression.
Her Mood swings from day to another da...
I don't think if there is any treatment for OCD IN ayurveda or homeopathy as symptoms you explained are of OCD. she can improve with medications without steroids or sleeping pills.and also CBT can help.
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Hi Sir, I have tummy problem, pls suggest to control it. Some times I got tensed without any reason.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hi Sir,
I have tummy problem, pls suggest to control it. Some times I got tensed without any reason.
Dear Lybrate user. There are no short cuts to reduce your tummy. Exercise is the only way to control your tummy. Exercise at least 1 hour per day. Include jogging and push ups and pull ups. Control of diet is also a supplementary thing. Take care.
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Hi, in the morning when I wake up I feel very depressed and off mood. Haunting thoughts makes my morning bad. It creates chest pain and left hand pain. Kindly suggest.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
Hi, in the morning when I wake up I feel very depressed and off mood. Haunting thoughts makes my morning bad. It crea...
Dear Anand, Your symptoms may be due to depressive disorder or some medical or hormonal cause. Please answer the following questionnaire to know whether you need to be screened for depression along with other medical conditions. Brief Patient Health Questionnaire (BPHQ) Over the last 2 weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems? Please mark as 0.Not at all 1.Less than 7 days 2.More than 7 days 3. Nearly every day a. Little interest or pleasure in doing things b. Feeling down, depressed, or hopeless c. Trouble falling or staying asleep or sleeping too much d. Feeling tired or having little energy e. Poor appetite or overeating f. Feeling bad about yourself — or that you are a failure or have let yourself or your family down g. Trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching television h. Moving or speaking so slowly that other people could have noticed. Or the opposite — being so fidgety or restless that you have been moving around a lot more than usual i. Thoughts that you would be better off dead or of hurting yourself in some way
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In continuation of my earlier problem of anxiety and depression I would like to say that I have a problem of facial clenching when I laugh, talk. This creating tremendous embarrassing to me also I have unknown depression. Kindly tell me how to overcome this unable to laugh, clenching in the face and pain in the jaws when I talk, laugh etc.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
In continuation of my earlier problem of anxiety and depression I would like to say that I have a problem of facial c...
Dear, social anxiety disorder or simple anxiety disorder, produces many physical symptoms which may not have any organic or physiological reasons. Most of the symptoms we just' feel. In actuality they are' not there. You must understand the characteristics of this genuine problem before going for treatment. Online counseling, psychotherapy and life style changes should help you. Post a detailed private question to me. I will help you manage your anxiety disorder. Take care.
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Hello there, I don't know what to do in my life, as I am detain from my engineering college for one year and feeling too much depressed. I did completed my diploma engineering with good grades but I don't know somehow I can't manage to do well in bachelor of engineering. So now I have time for one year and I don't know what to do, even I can't think and concentrate on anything. Even today morning I can't even brush my teeth, it's like I don't know how to do it. Please help me to get out of this mental situation, sometime I really feel to do suicide, but I know it's not the end. Please suggest me what to do. Thanks.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Hello there,
I don't know what to do in my life, as I am detain from my engineering college for one year and feeling ...
You are angry with yourself and then you are turning the anger inwards which is causing you the depression. Go meet with a counselor and deal with this anger. You will need to occupy yourself and as well as get some tutoring for your engineering and prepare yourself to perform better. If you like you could work part-time and honorarily in an engineering firm related to your specialization to keep in touch with the practical aspects. Failure can be a stepping-stone to success. If you will it can be done and better too. In the meantime do the following: Daily exercise of at least half an hour is a must. Even if you go to a gym, ask for aerobic and/or callisthenic exercises with whatever else you are doing. A healthy body harbors a healthy mind. With regard to memory, it is very important that your brain and body is ideally rested to be able to recall whatever is required, rather comfortably. Puzzles pose problems to the brain that help it to use new pathways and neurons, which give the brain considerable exercise. It taxes the left brain to use logic to solve the myriad possibilities which other activities do not stimulate. Crosswords are excellent for vocabulary learning and use. Jigsaws and Rubik cube stimulate different permutations to finally settle on the most likely one. Picture completion and anagrams help approach problem-solving from several angles. Do Sudoku, and memory co-relation activities and skills. Have a good night’s sleep, have a good breakfast of more proteins, meditate often, remain free of stress, eat a lot of fiber (whole grains, fruits and vegetables), nuts, avocado, eat dark chocolate, consume less of fat and use olive oil instead, do Yoga meditation exercises, etc. You need to check out if you are stronger visual or auditory. The visual is a better mode than the auditory. However, if you combine the two modes, you will get the best concentration. Have a special place of learning, which should be well lit, with soft painted walls, well-ventilated, with no distractions. When you get bored, study by writing. If you repeat learning, at least, five to seven times, you will apparently remember for a longer time. Sit comfortably but do not slouch. The reading material should be of a fairly large print. Study at small intervals of about 40 minutes and then take a break or change the subject. Short-term memory is a faculty of the left brain, and long-term memory is a feature of the right brain. When people are stressed, they tend to favor the right brain and abandon the left brain, where short-term memory resides. So, it is really very simple: deal with the stress and activate left brain functions. Here are a few suggestions to activate left brain function: shut your left nostril and breathe, move your eyes from right to left and vice versa for at least half a minute at a time, and do callisthenic exercises with some form of counting, regularly. There is a new exercise called Super Brain Yoga, which is done by holding the right earlobe with your left thumb and index finger, and the left earlobe with your right hand’s thumb and index finger. In this position, you must squat down and rise up and do this for five minutes every day. There is some memory enhancing techniques and study methods that your teacher will be able to guide you with. If your home life is full of distractions and stress, it is likely to affect your memory, adversely. In that case, I suggest that the family goes for counseling too. The following foods do help too: Blueberries, walnuts, turmeric, Spinach, tomatoes, broccoli, acorn squash, green tea, oily fish, boiled egg, turkey, apples, oatmeal, leafy greens, lentils, pumpkin seeds, avocado, cinnamon, thyme, sunflower seeds, and red wine. Avoid sugar and junk food. You may also include these noted foods that are good for your brain health: Brain-Friendly Foods MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. But the MIND approach “specifically includes foods and nutrients that medical literature and data show to be good for the brain, such as berries,” says Martha Clare Morris, ScD, director of nutrition and nutritional epidemiology at Rush University Medical Center. You eat things from these 10 food groups: •Green leafy vegetables (like spinach and salad greens): At least six servings a week •Other vegetables: At least one a day •Nuts: Five servings a week •Berries: Two or more servings a week •Beans: At least three servings a week •Whole grains: Three or more servings a day •Fish: Once a week •Poultry (like chicken or turkey): Two times a week •Olive oil: Use it as your main cooking oil. •Wine: One glass a day You avoid: •Red meat: Less than four servings a week •Butter and margarine: Less than a tablespoon daily •Cheese: Less than one serving a week •Pastries and sweets: Less than five servings a week •Fried or fast food: Less than one serving a week.
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I have depression problems, mood swings problems. I do anger without any reason, sometimes I start crying for a small reason. May be all these reasons for my depression and mental problems. I was a brilliant student till 10th standard and after I had changed city and my school. So that time I can't concentrate on my studies. At present m trying to get job in banking sector. I passed in many exams but can't face interview due to less of confidence. I am handicapped. May be it is second reason of depression. What should I do? Please help me.

MS - Counselling and Psychotherapy, MA - Psychology, aster of Science - Counseling, Psychotherapy, Phd - Counselling, Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Delhi
I have depression problems, mood swings problems.
I do anger without any reason, sometimes I start crying for a small...
Hey lybrate-user, *when we want something and don't get, face hardships, delays, or blockage in achieving our goals; we tend to get frustrated sometimes. * with your post, I can realize that you are ambitious person with a strong feeling of proving yourself. There are some situations from past which are blocking you but, that all can be managed. *right now, you need to work on your self confidence. Self confidence develops with experience, when you expose yourself to the situation. *Try these small steps, it will help you. - positive self talk - Rehearse in front of the mirror, as if you are answering an interview. -Before sleeping, when you are on pillow, affirm" I am confident and happy in all situations" 21 times with each breath. For more results contact a psychologist, who help you deal with past and present issues.
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I think I am suffering from a mental problem which is disturbing my daily activities very badly it is happening from holi when you drank bhang I think I am dreaming always my parents doesn't believe me please help me what should be done sometime I become totally blank I get nightmares etc can I go for eeg test or any thing else.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
I think I am suffering from a mental problem which is disturbing my daily activities very badly it is happening from ...
Cannabis (marijuana/hashish/ganja/charas/weed) consumption is associated with chronic amotivation syndrome and behavioral problems. It has been known to trigger psychotic episodes, as well as anxiety attacks. Consider getting an evaluation by a psychiatrist with experience in deaddiction to get to the root of the problem. Strict abstinence from any kind of substance of abuse is essential for proper recovery.
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As I am a home maker n always reminded of doing adjustment's in all things which is making me depressed coz I can't handle this any more feel like hurting my self or my in-laws really getting too upset. As I am trying out side to get a job but as I am a school dropout so that is also very difficult pls suggest any medicine as for now I am taking feliz plus antidepressant.

MD - Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
As I am a home maker n always reminded of doing adjustment's in all things which is making me depressed coz I can't h...
The antidepressant you are taking is fine, if still depressed discuss with your psychiatrist and get the dose adjusted. Family counselling along with your hubby and if possible in-laws will help you a lot. All the best.
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Causes and Symptoms of Genophobia

M.D.Medicine, Diploma in Diabetology
Sexologist, Jaipur
Causes and Symptoms of Genophobia

Genophobia or coitophobia is the irrational psychological fear of intercourse. It is a type of a phobia and people suffering from it fill all or most of the criteria of specific phobia according to the ICD (The International Statistical Classification of Diseases). Genophobic people may be terrified of sexual intercourse or all acts involving sex. It is different from erotophobia in the sense erotophobia is the irrational fear of sexuality and not the act in itself.

Causes:

  1. The causes of genophobia may be attributed to different experiences and origins according to different psychological perspectives. According to the psychoanalytic perspective, genophobia may be caused by the rigid or extremely religious upbringing, which affected the development of ego, making the individual fear all acts that are sexual because it causes moral anxiety and a severe clash of the superego (ethical portion of one's personality)and i'd (primitive component of one's personality).
  2. According to the learning perspective, genophobia may develop due to an unpleasant sexual experience such as rape or molestation. Rape Trauma Syndrome leads the survivor to relive the trauma several times and develop apprehension. They may begin to fear sex eventually by relating it to the unpleasant experience, eventually leading to genophobia. It may also be caused if the individual observes sexual acts that are traumatizing in nature, in media or otherwise.
  3. It may also result from severe performance anxiety, especially for those who lack sexual experience and have abstained from sex for a prolonged period of time. There is also a chance that other phobias, such as the fear of diseases, especially STDs, may lead to a fear of sexual acts. Some people might relate sexual intercourse with acquiring diseases, thus leading to the development of genophobia.

Symptoms: Symptoms of genophobia include the fear of sexual intercourse and all acts within, breathlessness, nausea, dizziness, feeling sick and fear of losing control. All these symptoms take place in the context of sexual acts.

Treatment: Genophobia is treated like all other phobias. Therapeutic technique such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (a conversation centric therapy that focuses on how thoughts and beliefs can affect one's actions) is widely used in the treatment of genophobia along with medications. The therapeutic technique varies from patient to patient. For instance, the therapeutic technique used for a rape survivor would be completely different from that which is used for an individual with a fear of STDs. With proper treatment, genophobia is curable, eventually allowing the individual to have a particularly healthy sex life.

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Chest pain irregular heartbeat and Anxiety trouble sleeping fear in public place.

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), MA Clinical Psychology, Diploma in Hypnotherapy, Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), Certificate in Naturopathy & Yoga
Psychologist, Nagpur
Chest pain irregular heartbeat and Anxiety trouble sleeping fear in public place.
Dear Lybrate user You seem to be an introvert and social anxiety. Anxiety may disturb your sleep and also cause physical stuff like you have mentioned chest pain and irregular heartbeats. Anxiety has become very common these days. Monitor your negative thoughts that you have which make you anxious and challange those thoughts. Like your fear in public places challenge this thing amd think what is fearful in this? Many people are easily living in society with no fear at all. If you are very much conscious about yourself then stop getting carried away for the same. Try to think rationally about things which make you anxious. Remember being an introvert is not bad and introverts have the strengths as well. Identify your strengths and work on them feel proud that you have them. Many people do not have it. Have a good and timely sleep. Feed your body with good nutritious food and that too on time. Do meditation or yoga or a brisk walk in the morning. Spend time with people you love people with whom you are happy amd comfortable. Make goals in your life if you have not already. Goals regarding health finance relationships etc. And work hard to achieve them. Following your goals is a pleasant and satisfactory feeling. You can also take Mind Training from us and that too online by staying at your home only just like many other people. Contact me for more information regarding this. Good luck. Take care.
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My kid is 6 yes old. He has weak memory. He forgets every thing. Pls tell wht to do.

DPM, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Mumbai
Forgetfulness could be a symptom of adhd. It may not be a memory problem but a problem of attention. Usually it gets better with age. Some medicines are available to improve the attention in adhd so that studies are not affected badly. See a psychiatrist for clarification.
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I am getting tensed and anger jumps out like a fierce lion for small mistakes what would be the remedy ?

Hypnotherapist, DCS, BSIC, Advanced Trainee of Transactional Analysis, Advanced Skills in Counselling
Psychologist,
You don't need meds to overcome your anger. Through counselling you can develop self awareness and why you get angry. You can learn to express your anger in safer ways and also channelise anger into activities that are productive. Yoga, meditation, exercising will help you in the long run. Take care.
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I am going in depression & feel my mind is hang & pain type pain in mind. I am feeling looser & helpless & nervous. Mind is not concentrated because my taste is very bad & my neighborhood is bad.

MBBS
Psychiatrist, Secunderabad
I am going in depression & feel my mind is hang & pain type pain in mind. I am feeling looser & helpless & nervous. M...
From what you have stated everything seems to be negative at this point for you. Ideally you would need to sit yourself down and write down all the goals and aspirations of yours. Once you have noted down those then you could take further steps. And get your thyroid and Liver function test also checked as you are having depressive cognition and poor taste which could be because of some physical health causes.
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Sir I feel stress when I am walking for a mile and sometimes I feel stress when I am standing for a long time.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Sir I feel stress when I am walking for a mile and sometimes I feel stress when I am standing for a long time.
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. Feeling body stress while walking long distance is normal. Feeling mental and physical stress while, standing for long time is also normal. Don't worry.
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11 Symptoms Of Manic Depressive Disorder!

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, Senior Resident Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist, Ahmedabad
11 Symptoms Of Manic Depressive Disorder!

Manic depression, also known as bipolar disorder in recent days, is a major mood disorder characterized by hypomanic or manic episodes (deviation from one's usual mood along with abnormally high energy levels). Mania involves sleeplessness, along with psychosis, hallucinations, rage, grandiose delusions or paranoia. Mania or hypomania isn’t usually harmful to the patient and they might exhibit increased capacity for work and creativity. Depressive episodes however, can be debilitating and often life threatening as the person becomes self-destructive and suicidal in many instances. 

The extent of mood swings can vary from extreme to very mild. They can occur progressively or suddenly and might last for few days to weeks. Patients affected by bipolar disorder may experience disturbances in thinking apart from depressive or manic episodes. Distortions of perception and impaired social functioning are also not uncommon. The cause of bipolar disorder is not fully understood like most mental health conditions and is often thought to be hereditary.

The extent of the seriousness of the bipolar symptoms varies from person to person. In some people, the disorder is not full blown and they don’t exhibit all the symptoms. Others who aren’t that lucky might have to be hospitalized multiple times in their lives as the symptoms creep into their work and personal life and make living a normal life a tough challenge. 

Psychotic symptoms such as disorganized thinking, hallucinations and delusions might make a person do things that demand the urgency of hospitalization to keep them safe from their suicidal impulses. These symptoms might need to be urgently addressed by a psychiatrist and with the help of medications, the person might be able to regain control of their lives.

The symptoms of bipolar disorder are many and can be mainly categorized into two (sometimes overlapping) categories of mania or hypomania and depression:

Manic symptoms include: 

  1. Grandiose delusions (delusion of grandeur) 
  2. Racing thoughts which are often disconnected
  3. Sense of euphoria or false elation
  4. Irritability without cause
  5. Hampered social functioning
  6. Increased sexual inclination and risky sexual behavior
  7. Hyperactivity
  8. Increase in talking volume or speed
  9. Impaired judgment
  10. Reduced sleep requirements owing to extra energy levels
  11. Increased productivity and creativity

Depressive symptoms include:

  1. Abnormal eating patterns like over or under-eating to the extent of severe medical complications accompanied by drastic changes in weight
  2. Difficulty in concentration, making decisions and remembering
  3. Lack of energy or fatigue 
  4. Contemplating about death for prolonged periods of time and suicidal behavior
  5. Oversleeping, insomnia or early awakening
  6. Persistent pessimism 
  7. Irritability and restlessness
  8. Feeling of hopeless and negative attitude

Mood stabilizers, such as lithium are commonly employed to treat bipolar disorder. Anticonvulsants, benzodiazepines and anti psychotics can also be used in the treatment. Along with medications, support from family and friends is of the utmost importance as they need to help provide all the support required in making the person functional and healthy. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a psychiatrist.

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I get angry very fast or irritated very fast and in back it effects my health. Why I get angry so fast and what can I do to control myself?

MBB, DPM
Psychiatrist, Noida
Some people have low threshold for anger. You need to learn relaxation exercises. It will help u. When angry leave that place, make urself busy, concentrate on something else. It will help you.
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