According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Bipolar Disorder is defined as “a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly.” Oftentimes a person with bipolar disorder will experience extreme high and low moods – known as mania and depression.
During the depression phase of bipolar disorder you might see the following behaviors:
-Lack of Energy
-Poor Sleep Schedule (sleeping too much or too little)
-Decreased Motivation to Get Out of Bed
-Difficulty With Decision Making
-Preoccupied with Suicide or Thoughts of Death
As a depression counselor, Insight Child & Family Counseling has the tools necessary to help you combat your depression. For more information about our practice, visit us online at www.ldscounselordfw.com. Or give us a call today at 972-426-9500 to setup your first appointment.