Manic-depressive illness, also known as Bipolar disorder, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood. activity, energy levels, and can have an adverse effect on daily tasks. Also, bipolar disorder has been linked to anxiety, substance abuse and health problems such as heart disease, migraines, and high blood pressure. This disorder is portrayed by Carrie Mathison a character in the series Homeland, within both of these clips Mathison is seen speaking quickly and her thoughts racing from one thing to another. Carrie seems to be in a manic state which can come unexpected and can last anywhere from a few days to a few months. Carrie pre-existing condition was triggered by an explosion, which caused her symptoms to surface resulting in the endangerment
D-The patient was placed on HOLD to address her no show for last week. This writer asked the patient if she was okay with tomorrow 's appointment based on her appointment letter. The patient to do the session today since she 's already present and waited for this counselor. This writer agreed to conduct the session. Reports stable on her dose and deny the need for a dose decrease as she denies any cravings/withdrawals.
The Shakespearean classic Hamlet, tells a story set in what we now call Denmark about Prince Hamlet. Hamlet has to leave from his school in Germany to Denmark for his father’ funeral, when he arrives he finds out that his mother Gertrude has already found another husband, which turns out to be his Uncle Claudius. Hamlet is not happy with the marriage as he refers to it as “foul incest”, he’s also not happy because Claudius crowned himself King. Hamlet then meets the ghost of his father and the ghost confirms that Claudius murdered him. Prince Hamlet then decides to get revenge and during the journey he suffers with depression, mania and mood swings, which leads you to believe he suffered some sort of mental illness, but to be more specific
Daniel is a 17-year-old Spanish decent male who was rushed to the hospital with Auditory hallucinations, Euphoria and Paranoid contemplations and thoughts. Daniel has no history of alcohol or substance misuse, or any medical history but his mother expressed he has become socially withdrawn which began around the age of 13, this happened after the passing of his dad who was 40 years more established than his mom. During that time he became very withdrawn toward family and friends as well as not getting enough sleep, and his concentration is affected, has episodes of manic mood or an unexpected increase in energy and behavioral displays that are out of his character. His mother stated this behavior has been going on for about two weeks and getting worse by the day. Now a senior in high school he has lost interest in school and his grades are declining he also is losing interest in the new job he just received at Mcdonalds as a part time cook. According to his mother he spends most of his time in his room by himself playing games on the computer or watching T.V. Daniel additionally, states on occasion he hears his deceased father voice conversing with him. Daniel is paranoid that people at school, work, and the stranger on the street is talking
In the story “Bipolar Disorder: The agony and the Ecstasy” by Thomas Wheaton, he discusses the treatments, side effects from treatments, and struggles with having Bipolar disorder. In fact, having bipolar disorder requires various versatile treatments. Wheaton actually talks about taking medication, writing in his journal, and talking to a therapist to control the disorder. Taking medication was most important, because missing a dose would make him unsuitable for the public. Of course, when taking medications there comes a range of risky side effects. Wheaton says his medication makes him heat-sensitive, have cotton mouth, head buzzes, and even dizziness. Even with these terrible side effects, he knows it is better than going without taking
D-This writer met with the patient as he was placed on hold to address the no show to his counseling session last week and his AWOL status. According to the patient, he forgot about his 1:1 session and as far as his AWOL status, he first says, " I can 't remember why." But, he then informs this writer about his transportation barrier as he cannot drive due to his pending DUI case, which is tomorrow. Furthermore, the patient reports he is unstable on his dose as he experiencing sweating in the morning, feeling uncomfortable, and sometime having body aches." This writer addressed alternatives for his illicit use and also addressed the patient recent UDS result as he tested postive for cocaine and heroin. The patient reports he hasn 't used
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Throughout life individuals are faced with frequent experiences that evidently cause our frame of minds or moods to change. Different situations lead us to feel different emotions during various situations ranging from happiness and blissfulness to sadness and grief. People who are affected by bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive illness go through extreme mood swings and alternate between a depressive to a mania state of emotions. According to the National Institute of Mental Health around 5.6 million Americans a year are affected from bipolar disorder, making it an uncommon disease. Due to its impact, society as a whole must be aware and knowledgeable of its qualities and characteristics. Bipolar mood disorder is a complex
Bipolar issue is a mental wellbeing state that makes amazing temperament swings that incorporate enthusiastic highs and lows. When you turned depressed, you might feel pitiful alternately miserable, also lose interest alternately delight to the greater part exercises. At your temperament shifts with alternately hypomania, you might feel euphoric, full of vitality alternately curiously touchy. These temperament swings can influence sleep, energy, activity, judgment, conduct technique and the capability with think unmistakably. Heredity Furthermore one’s family history show up with both need a percentage impact over those probability about being diagnosed with bipolar issue. Bipolar issue may be more as a relatable point for the individuals who
Tests A specialist who trusts a patient might have DS will prescribe a progression of restorative and mental tests and exams keeping in mind the end goal to help with the determination. Symptomatic tests and exams might include: • Physical exam - the patient's stature, weight, heart rate (beat rate), circulatory
According to DSM- 5 (2012) 5th, manic episode’s criteria: A. A distinct period of abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood, lasting at least 1 week (or any duration if hospitalization is necessary) B. During the period of mood disturbance, three (or more) of the following symptoms have persisted (four if
Generalized anxiety disorder is the most common anxiety disorder that affects 5 percent of people in the United States that has many physical and mental symptoms. Generalized anxiety disorder is caused by chemical imbalance in the brain causing a disturbance in the fight or flight response and brain circuitry. Medication and psychotherapy are the recommended treatment options for generalized anxiety disorder. However, there is hope that more effective methods of treatment with be developed to deal with all anxiety
As part of my exploration to fulfill the requirement of the clinical decision- making analyses, I have identified a scenario in my working environment, which is Penang Hospital in Psychiatric Department. A female patient has been admitted into the female psychiatric ward, which was diagnosed to suffer bipolar mood disorder.
INTRODUCTION: Delusion of pregnancy (DP) is a firm, fixed and false belief of being pregnant despite factual evidence to the contrary. It is a type of somatic delusion which could occur in schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorder, mood disorder, epilepsy, dementia, frontotemporal lobar degeneration or other organic brain disorders and may also present with drug induced lactation, hyponatremia, polydipsia and urinary tract infection . Although more common in the females, multiple cases of delusional pregnancy in men have also been reported . It is very important to distinguish DP from other conditions imitating pregnancy: