What does bipolar disorder? Continued
updated: May 04, 2021
Today we will talk about the symptoms of Major Depressive episode.
A major depressive episode is a period of at least two weeks in which a person has at least five of the following symptoms -Intense sadness or despair
-loss of interest in activities the person wants enjoyed.
-Feelings of worthlessness or guilt.
- Increased or decreased sleep.
- Increased or decreased appetite.
-Restlessness example pacing or slowed speech or movement.
- Difficulty concentrating.
-Frequent thoughts of death or suicide.
Major depressive episode can occur as part of bipolar disorder or depression . Both bipolar depressive disorder and depression are treatable mental health conditions. In my next post I will talk about the treatment of bipolar disorder.