Bipolar disorder. Presented by: Hajar AL doomi & Jawaher Al hibsi. Maria . Out line :. What is it bipolar ? Characteristic of a bipolar person, history and some terminology used in this illness. Policy and rules on this illness Can this illness happens to children
Hajar AL doomi &
Jawaher Al hibsi
There 3 types of bipolar disorder..
1. Bipolar 1
2. Bipolar II
Until now the cause is un.
Bipolar disorder is one of the mental illness that mean strong shifts or changes in the moods. Which refer to the brain imbalance because of the way brain cells contact with each other.(2008,P17)
Can we make a genetic test to know if a person has bipolar?
No we can't it's not possible but scientist have made huge research on the processing of the brain.(2008.P43)
There are two factors that could cause this illness.
Manic & depressed
In the past People believed that it could only happen to adults.(P42.2008)
These days 18% of children are diagnosed with bipolar but allot of experts say that they are miss diagnosed. In addition scientist say that If their a history in the family this might increase the risk
Anthony Kane, MD
0Children with bipolar disorder: Maybe true, definitely troubling
Jules G. François Baillarger, a French psychiatrist and neurologist.
Bipolar disorder requires lifelong treatment, even during periods when you feel better. Treatment is usually guided by a psychiatrist skilled in treating the condition. With a help from psychologists, social workers and psychiatric nurses. The main treatments for bipolar disorder contain medications; individual, group or family psychological counseling (psychotherapy); or education and support groups.
(Mayo Clinic staff)
There are a number of medications are used to treat bipolar disorder.
-Lithium:is effective at stabilizing mood and preventing the extreme highs and lows of certain categories of bipolar disorder and has been used for many years.
And a lot of other medication
Electroconvulsive therapy can be effective for people who have episodes of severe depression or feel suicidal or people who haven't seen improvements in their symptoms despite other treatment. With ECT, electrical currents are passed through your brain. Researchers don't fully understand how ECT works. But it's thought that the electric shock causes changes in brain chemistry that leads to improvements in your mood.
The IEP meeting is attended by members of the Child study team which usually includes a social worker, a psychologist, a learning specialist, and your child's teachers and therapists. Parents are always to be included in IEP meetings
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sl95tsiLvyM a very good one
http://www.youtube.com/user/BipolarAdvantage many things