By Hilary T. Smith
Bipolar is among the most typically clinically determined psychiatric stipulations between adolescents and twenty-somethings--yet there are only a few books available in the market written particularly for youths and twenty-somethings experiencing psychological ailment for the 1st time.
Welcome to the Jungle (Conari Press, may perhaps 2010) fills that hole with its prematurely, empowering method of the demanding situations of being clinically determined with bipolar. either funny and immensely sincere, it bargains a real "in the trenches" viewpoint readers will trust.
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NORMAL HAPPINESS AND NORMAL ENERGY—HUZZAH! When you've just been diagnosed with a major disorder like bipolar, you might have the urge to reinterpret everything in terms of either mania/hypomania or depression. But honestly, not every moment in your life is depressed or manic: much of the time, you're just plain old you. Normal happiness and energy are just that—normal. You don't need to pathologize your enthusiasm for flying kites or attribute your last romantic success to hypomania. You're probably a charming, loveable, energetic person in “real life”—good for you!
This, perhaps more than anything else, takes a long time to accept. When you're nineteen or twenty, there are very few things you know for sure are going to be with you forever, and you probably didn't think a prescription for antipsychotics was going to be one of them. Well, congratulations newlywed. You and your meds and going to have a long, happy life together. S. ” Are you still authentically you when you take mind-altering medication? What about when you have a mind-altering disorder? These are real questions for everyone, but for most people, the answers don't affect them in such a concrete way.
People spend all their time in malls, right? Safety is key, right? Mall safety, that's where it's at, that's where it's at. Your friends and family notice a difference and try to talk you down. ” Therefore, drinking too much coffee and running around like a ferret for one day doesn't qualify as a manic episode (unless you get caught by animal control and hospitalized for it). The DSM-IV lists seven symptoms of mania, at least four of which are usually present in a full-blown manic episode:1 Inflated self-esteem or grandiosity You (mistakenly) think you're famous and important or think you have special powers.