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Melmoth Young Stokes III, MD
(903) 465-6707
105 Memorial Dr Ste 105
Denison, TX
Specialties
Family Practice, Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Texoma Restorative Care Hosp, Denison, Tx

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Mohan P Das, MD
(903) 463-4988
1201 Martin Luther King St Ste
Denison, TX
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Univ Of Kerala, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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William H Philpott, MD
(405) 390-3009
17171 SE 29th St
Choctaw, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.David Calenzani
(405) 751-2600
4200 W Memorial Rd # 804
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Psychiatrist
General Information
Hospital: Mercy
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Donald Edward Newman, MD
(650) 343-0741
1923 E 21st St
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1958

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Myrna B Tucker, MD
(903) 813-8181
Denison, TX
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tx A & M Univ Coll Of Med, College Station Tx 77843
Graduation Year: 1988

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Juan Manuel Lopez, MD
(903) 463-4752
Denison, TX
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1954

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Carmen Warren Chioco, MD
(405) 270-0501
Norman, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1962

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H Wain Lindley, MD
(405) 247-5641
402 W Virginia Ave
Anadarko, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1979

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Jeffrey Raymond Mitchell, MD
(918) 481-4077
6655 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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