A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.
Causes of bi-polar disorder
Bi-polar disorder is mainly a type of mood disorder and highly related to the psychological health of a person. People affected with bi-polar disorder experience great emotional fluctuations, which can induce fatal suicidal tendency in the affected. Therefore, bi-polar disorder needs to be timely treated. To help the patient, knowing the causes of the disorder are very important. Though the bi-polar disorder has no single cause, listed below are some of the most common causes of the bi-polar disorder.
It appears that most of the bi-polar patients are “genetically predisposed”. Bi-polar disorder tends to be familial, meaning that it can be successfully passed down through generations. The neurochemical factors are also considered as the causes of the bi-polar disorder. This disorder is primarily a biological disorder, which occurs in some of the specific parts of the brain and can also result in bi-polar disorder in a persons due to the dysfunctioning of certain neurotransmitters or the chemical messengers in the brain.
The environmental factors of a person are also considered to trigger the cause of this disorder. A person living in unhealthy psychological environmental conditions can be at a greater risk of contracting this disorder. No wonder, that people influenced under drugs, alcohol or substance abuse are also highly prone to this disorder, since drug abuse largely affects the mental state of the individual. In some cases related to teens, social and personal stresses, parents divorce, or other traumatic events can trigger bi-polar disorder.
Since, most of the causes of bio-polar disorder are biological; they may remain dormant in the person for any period of time. However, if recognized timely, bi-polar disorder can be completely cured.
There should be a ban on all alcohol advertising, including sports and music sponsorship, doctors say. The British Medical Association said the crackdown on marketing was needed, along with an end to cut-price deals, to stop rising rates of consumption. The industry spends £800m a year on promoting drinks – just a quarter of which….
When Rosalie Cebreros went out with friends Thursday evening, she found herself in a place she least expected: the Addiction Recovery Center. It wasn’t even the freshman’s first visit to the ARC this fall semester. Cebreros, an open-option major, spoke from the audience about her experience with excessive alcohol consumption during a panel discussion on….
When a loved one is addicted to methamphetamine the most important thing to do is get them into treatment immediately. Crystal meth, also known as glass or methamphetamine, is a dangerous drug and a meth addiction is a widely growing problem throughout the United States. Methamphetamine addiction is a very dangerous condition that requires immediate….
As children grow, cells in the brain (known as neurons) are constantly making new connections with other cells in the brain. The stronger these neural pathways within the brain become, the more efficiently children can perform new skills. Neural pathways within the brain strengthen whenever new skills are learnt and, to some degree, this process….
A recent survey found that the number of people who have entered treatment for addiction to benzos such as Valium and Xanax as well as narcotic painkillers such as Oxycodone has increased more than 500% in the past ten years. The overall increase in substance abuse treatment admissions during this period of time was just….