Can Bipolar Disorder Cause Serious Long-term Problems?
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Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder where patients can experience mood changes quickly, from mania to depression and vice versa. If not handled properly, bipolar disorder can have a bad impact, such as:
Decreased performance at school or performance at work Misuse of drugs or alcohol Social problems, with family or with school friends or coworkers Sleep, eating disorders, which can cause other medical problems Depressive episodes can lead to suicidal ideation In addition Thus, bipolar treatment is a long-term treatment, so the outcome of treatment is highly dependent on patient compliance in undergoing treatment and meeting therapy sessions provided by doctors, as well as support from people closest to, such as family and friends. Although this disorder can often recur (reappear), but with good treatment, discipline and patience, the end result is usually better.
What can be done by people with bipolar disorder are:
Manage your daily routine and keep yourself busy with positive things Manage your work schedule and sleep schedule properly Ensure your nutritional and fluid needs are properly met Avoid smoking, alcohol consumption, and illegal drugs Routine check-up with a mental health specialist or psychiatrist Thus my information, hopefully can help.