What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorders are characterised by extreme fluctuations in mood whereby an individual alternates between states of depression and mania. The term 'bipolar' describes the contrasting emotions at different ends of the spectrum of mood. There are three subtypes of bipolar disorders, bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder and cyclothymic disorder. Signs and Symptoms: Bipolar I:The … Continue reading What is Bipolar Disorder?

The Difference Between Neurosis and Psychosis

What is Psychosis? Psychosis is a severe mental illness, characterised by a loss of contact with the reality and profound disruption of the relationships with other people, which results in social maladaptation. The psychoses lead to a declination of personality. Specially distorted reflection of the effects of the reality. There is a change in the … Continue reading The Difference Between Neurosis and Psychosis