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Robert Hunter Pogue III, MD
(770) 980-1212
801 S Roosevelt Ave
Burlington, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974

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Mark Edward Reynolds, MD
(937) 256-5300
5335 Avenue O
Fort Madison, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Oh; Kettering Med Ctr, Kettering, Oh

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Ayman Hanna
1221 S Gear Ave
W Burlington, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Nancy Ellen Beyer, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 2003

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James R Trahan, MD
(515) 292-2150
2521 Elwood Dr #121,
Ames, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1985

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Brahmananda P Makkapati, MD
(319) 768-3700
1225 S Gear Ave Ste 252
West Burlington, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Guntur Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Guntur, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Antonio Alberto Sanchez, MD
(319) 372-5432
3 John Bennett Drive
Fort Madison, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ De Guanajuato, Fac De Med, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1985

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Frank Jones
1225 S Gear Ave Ste 252
W Burlington, IA
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Dwight Jon Schroeder, MD
(319) 365-3993
PO Box 1408
Cedar Rapids, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Al Randy Doyle, MD
(708) 216-3273
1351 W Central Park Ave
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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