Dr. Siddhartha Sankar Dash

Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder tend to a mood changes called maniac disorder and the symptoms may be very similar to those of major depression. Like • Anxiety • Sleeplessness • Irritating behavior • Speaking continuously • Hyper-sexual behavior • Increase in thoughts • Wonderful ideas • Greatly increased activity • Impulsiveness • Taking a poor judgment. It also involves in excessive heart rate like Blood pressure, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Generalized anxiety disorder, (GAD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder (SAD), Imagining things like hallucinations. Mostly behavioral changes.


There are several types of bipolar and related disorders. They may include mania or hypomania and depression. Symptoms can cause unpredictable changes in mood and behavior, resulting in significant distress and difficulty in life.

  • Bipolar I disorder. You’ve had at least one manic episode that may be preceded or followed by hypomanic or major depressive episodes. In some cases, mania may trigger a break from reality (psychosis).
  • Bipolar II disorder. You’ve had at least one major depressive episode and at least one hypomanic episode, but you’ve never had a manic episode.
  • Cyclothymic disorder. You’ve had at least two years — or one year in children and teenagers — of many periods of hypomania symptoms and periods of depressive symptoms (though less severe than major depression).
  • Other types. These include, for example, bipolar and related disorders induced by certain drugs or alcohol or due to a medical condition, such as Cushing’s disease, multiple sclerosis or stroke.