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Manic-depressive Psychosis

Manic-depressive psychosis, alias bipolar disorder, is a form of an emotional disturbance where the patient might experience both depressive lows and manic highs. Sleeplessness, hallucination, paranoid range, loss of concentration, etc., are caused by bipolar disorder. The cause for it might be emotional trauma, genetic, etc. Anticonvulsants, antipsychotics, and antidepressants are used in the treatment of the bipolar disorder.

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My father is not eating nor sleeping. Is he having a manic episode?

Query: Hi doctor,I want to know whether my father is having a manic episode. He is aggressive always and forces his assertiveness all the time. He misses his sleep and he does not care about losing it. He is not stopping his work and not noticing it. My mom noticed it and tried to talk with him for being a...  Read Full »

Dr. Kiran Kumar Kolla Gopalkrishna

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand from the given information that your dad is having a type-A personality. These people are tough to deal and they are assertive and angry. They have immense energy, courage, and use every opportunity to prove that they are the best. I suggest you get alo...  Read Full »

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