Manic Episodes. What Are They Really Like? Part One

Some people who have bipolar disorder like the productivity that comes with their manic episodes, while some people absolutely can’t stand the manic energy. Why is does this vary among people who have manic episodes? What are manic episodes really like? Leading psychiatrist Dr. Walter Jacobson speaks to the negative consequences of a manic episode. He answers: When does mania go from being productive to unmanageable? What is the difference between hypomania and mania? What actually constitutes a manic episode? What’s the difference between being diagnosed with a manic episode and being diagnosed with bipolar disorder? Can you become addicted to your manic episodes? Stay tuned for part 2 of this video!

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