Manic Episodes: What Are They Really Like? (Part 2)

Some people who have bipolar disorder actually enjoy 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 suffer from mania? What are manic episodes really like? Leading psychiatrist Dr. Walter Jacobson speaks to the negative consequences of a manic episode. He recalls his past experiences with patients who were in the midst of a manic episode.

He answers:

  1. What are the signs of a manic episode?
  2. What are some typical behaviors of a manic episode?
  3. Is someone aware that they're in a manic state when they're having a manic episode?
  4. Why don't people reach out for help sooner when they're manic?

Don't forget to watch part 1 of this video.

You can follow Dr. Jacobson on Twitter, and learn more about his practice on his website.

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