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Sasa Strunjas, MD
(812) 282-1888
510 Spring St
Elsmere, KY
Specialties
Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sarajevu, Med Fak, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Graduation Year: 1988

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Sharon Schroeder Wynn, MD
(859) 371-3232
59 Cavalier Blvd Ste 330
Florence, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: University Of Kentucky Hosp, Lexington, Ky
Group Practice: Primary Pediatrics

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Bahram Ziaie, MD
(859) 344-8333
20 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Isfahan Univ, Fac Of Med, Isfahan, Iran
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Med Ctr-North, Covington, Ky

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Fedor Hagenauer, MD
(513) 961-8846
7045 Sweetwater Dr
Florence, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Sharon Schroeder Wynn, MD
(859) 371-3232
59 Cavalier Blvd Ste 330
Florence, KY
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1993

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Jeffrey R Strawn, MD
267 Springside
Crestview Hills, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr.VINCENT ZIEGLER
(859) 341-5074
20 Medical Village Dr # 301
Ft Mitchell, KY
Gender
M
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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Theodore Max Miller, MD
(802) 257-7785
20 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1985

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Anthony Wade Alvarez, MD
(859) 578-5900
200 Medical Village Dr
Edgewood, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1990

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Kangeyan Pachaiyappan, MD
(812) 537-1302
PO Box 6574
Florence, KY
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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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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