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PSYC 235
Christopher Bowie

1/27/2012 8:22:00 AM Mania A)A distinct period of abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood, lasting at least a week B)3 or more of the following symptoms: a. Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity (think they can accomplish anything) b. Decreased need for sleep (deny sleep / noticeable in appearance c. Pressured speech (difficulty in pitch and speed when talking) d. Flight of ideas (disconnection of ideas / all over the place) e. Distractibility f. Increase in goal-directed activity or agitation (write a novel) g. Excessive involvement in risky activities (impulsive shopping) Hypomanic Episode A) A distinct period of persistently elevated, expansive or irritable mood, lasting throughout at least 4 days, that is clearly different from the usual nondepressed mood - Note, in contrast to Manic, the absence of “abnormally…” and 4 days vs. 1 week B) Exactly the same as Manic and exactly the same number required, except delusions/hallucinations cannot be present C) …unequivocal change in functioning… D) Disturbance in mood and change in fx observable by others E) The episode is not severe enough to cause marked impairment in social or occupational fx, or to necessitate hospitalization, and there ae no psychotic feature. The Bipolar Disorders  Bipolar I: Mania + Major Depression (usually)  Bipolar II: Hypomania + Major Depression
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