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The list of disorders is very unending. There are various different disorders that can be contracted by an individual. Most of the disorders largely affect the mental health of the patient. Bi-polar disorder is a similar type of disease affecting a large number of the total population around the world.
Scientifically the Bi-polar disorder is defined as the “manic depressive illness”, which creates great fluctuation in the patients mood, physical ability and also the “ability to function” various things properly, in a severe intensity than the normal changing of moods in a healthy person. The bi-polar disease is said to be developed by the people in their starting age of adulthood or in “late adolescence”. Bi-polar disorder largely affects the performance of the patient on the social as well as personal front. If this problem is not detected at an early age and treated properly, it is likely that the person remains in this state of disorder and can result in destroying the life of himself by the patient.
There are many reasons which can give rise to the development of the bi-polar disorder. Genes may be the main factor but the surrounding factors can also largely affect the state of the person, making him more prone to contract this disorder. But the best thing is that the bi-polar disorder can be treated completely.
With the help of various techniques and medication, the bi-polar disorder can be completely cured, helping the patient regain his normal and more stable life.
When most people think about the upcoming holidays, they think about friends, family, food and good cheer. But for many people, the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s are particularly difficult. Financial problems are tough to handle at any time, but they can seem overwhelming during this season of giving. Feelings of loneliness, isolation and….
For many students at Ohio State, drinking is a part of life. For about 44 percent of those students, it’s a large part. That’s the percentage of students who fit the profile of “high-risk drinkers,” according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. With nearly half of college students characterized as high-risk drinkers,….
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Richard started drinking a few glasses of red wine in the evening to relax and pass the time. But gradually a couple of glasses turned into a bottle – and then two. Without realising it Richard, a 51-year-old professional, was soon drinking 126 units a week – four and a half times more than the….