Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Bipolar disorder, previously known as “manic depression,” causes uncontrolled and often unpredictable mood swings in those that suffer from it. With the exception of obvious cases, bipolar disorder is often difficult to diagnose, and is commonly misdiagnosed by many psychiatrists and professionals. This problem is so common, finding a fit psychiatrist to evaluate you can be tedious.
Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Dr. Rodriguez takes a careful approach when diagnosing any disorder. Not only does he check the emotional symptoms of each patient but he also provides a unique medical approach to all of his psychiatric services. Dr. Rodriguez will go over the symptoms of bipolar disorder with you. If you have any of these symptoms it may be time to seek psychiatric help.
Bipolar has two main characteristics, mania and depression. Depending on your unique circumstances the symptoms can vary.
- Feeling unusually “high” and optimistic OR extremely irritable
- Unrealistic, grandiose beliefs about one’s abilities or powers
- Sleeping very little, but feeling extremely energetic
- Talking so rapidly that others can’t keep up
- Racing thoughts; jumping quickly from one idea to the next.
- Inability to experience pleasure.
- Fatigue or loss of energy.
- Physical and mental sluggishness.
- Feeling hopeless, sad, or empty.
Treating Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Rodriguez
After being properly diagnosed, Dr. Rodriguez and his staff work to provide a treatment plan that is explained in depth to you. Your bipolar treatment will be totally unique to you.
Medication, as well as cognitive therapy, is essential in the treatment of bipolar disorder, and can help restore an often greatly deteriorated level of stability and function. Although there are many different types of treatments for bipolar disorder.
- Psychiatric Evaluation
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Group Therapy
- Process Groups
- Medication such as mood stabilizers or anti-depressants
- Individual Therapy
- Holistic Treatments
The needless suffering of both the patient and family can end as soon as a successful treatment regimen begins. The first step is setting up an appointment to ensure your mental health improves with our Delray Beach team of professionals who care.
When correctly diagnosed and treated, most patients with Bipolar Disorder can live well-adjusted lives. Getting bipolar treatment with Dr. Rodriguez has allowed many people to reach an extremely high level of function in society, improve daily life, and learn how to interact with individuals better.