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Patricia Lynn Payne, MD
(303) 666-2095
9160 E 155th Dr
Brighton, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Wyoming Med Ctr, Casper, Wy; Wyoming Behavioral Inst, Casper, Wy
Group Practice: Wyoming Behavioral Institute

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Tamara A Chambless, MD
(720) 232-6672
12150 Washington Center Pkwy Unit 15-307
Thornton, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Jill M Steinbruegge, MD
(510) 271-6851
11245 Huron St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1978

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Kelley Lynn Rumbyrt, MD
(303) 853-3654
11684 Huron St Ste 106
Northglenn, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1988

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Frank E Leone, MD
8989 Huron St
Thornton, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1994

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Mary Frances Stephenson, MD
(303) 436-3326
2731 E 132nd Cir
Denver, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1992

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Jonathan Hugh Woodcock, MD
(303) 288-7882
8515 Pearl St Ste 203
Denver, CO
Specialties
Neurology, Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthony Hosp Central, Denver, Co; Mediplex Rehab -Denver, Thornton, Co
Group Practice: Neurological Rehab Resources

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George Edward Kalousek, MD
(303) 426-6151
11287 Ranch Pl
Denver, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1976

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Patti Lynn Snodgrass, MD
(303) 853-3500
8931 Huron St
Denver, CO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Wade Markland
(303) 853-3500
8931 Huron Street
Denver, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Psychiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar Disorder

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What Is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. People who have it experience dramatic mood swings. They may go from overly energetic, "high" and/or irritable, to sad and hopeless, and then back again. They often have normal moods in between. The up feeling is called mania. The down feeling is depression.

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness , is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. Different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. But there is good news: bipolar disorder can be treated, and people with this illness can lead full and productive lives.

About 5.7 million American adults or about 2.6 percent of the population age 18 and older in any given year, have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder typically develops in late adolescence or early adulthood. However, some people have their first symptoms during childhood, and some develop them late in life. It is often not recognized as an illness, and people may suffer for years before it is properly diagnosed and treated. Like diabetes or heart disease, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that must be carefully managed throughout a person's life.

Signs and symptoms of mania (or a manic episode ):

Increased energy, activity, and restlessness

Excessively "high," overly good, euphoric mood

Extreme irritability

Racing thoughts and talking very fast, jumping from one idea to another

Distractibility, can't concentrate well

Little sleep needed

Unrealistic beliefs in one's abilities and powers

Poor judgment

Spending sprees

A lasting period of behavior that is different from usual

Increased sexual drive

Abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, alcohol, and sleeping medications

Provocative, intrusive, or aggressive behavior

Denial that anything is wrong

A manic episode is diagnosed if elevated mood occurs with three or more of the other symptoms most of the day, nearly every day, for 1 week or longer. If the mood is irritable, four additional symptoms must be present.

Signs and symptoms of depression (or a depressive episode ):

Lasting sad, anxious, or empty mood

Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism

Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness

Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, including sex

Decreased energy, a feeling of ...

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