Psychiatrist Educates Public On Bipolar Disorder
Dr Ruth Antwi, a psychiatrist at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has offered a public education on Bipolar disease that Causes extremely happy or sad.
According To her, bipolar is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings including emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression).
“When one become depressed, he /she may feel sad or hopeless and lose interest or pleasure in most activities. When one’s mood shifts to mania or hypomania (less extreme than mania), he or she may feel euphoric, full of energy or unusually irritable. These mood swings can affect sleep, energy, activity, judgment, behavior and the ability to think clearly.This called Bipolar disorder.
“When one becomes depressed, he /she may feel sad or hopeless and lose interest or pleasure in most activities.when one’s mood shift to mania or hypomania he or she may feel euphoric,full of energy or unusual irritable.”
She stated that that the cause of Bipolar is stress, poverty or when people loses’s their love ones.
She also added that people with Bipolar disorder can be helped through medications, love, care and many other.
Source: opemsuo.com/Gloria Opoku