Bipolar Disorder Counseling for Teens
Teenagers with Bipolar disorder switch between two different emotional "poles", hence the name, bipolar. There are many different kinds of bipolar disorder. What they all have in common are drastic swings in mood. These swings could be between a:
- depressed mood and feeling normal
- depressed mood and an irritable mood or manic mood (feeling unrealistically good with unusual energy)
- normal mood and a manic mood or irritable mood.
Teenagers could spend several weeks feeling one way before changing to another. In some cases teenagers can cycle rapidly between the poles spending less than a week experiencing each pole. In teenagers the manic moods seem to be more of the irritable type than the unrealistically good feeling type.
If your teenager has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder or if you worry about rapid change in moods call Miguel Brown at 786-664-7426 or request a Consultation by filling out the form to the right.
By Miguel Brown