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Joseph M Chung, MD
(616) 527-0110
777 W Riverside Dr
Ionia, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kyongpook Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Taegu, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1971

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Jilian W Moneypenny, DO
(517) 647-4524
807 Riverside Dr
Portland, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Madhvi Richards, MD
(517) 353-0370
B119 W Fee Hall
East Lansing, MI
Business
Michigan State University Psychiatry
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology

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Ellen Rotblatt, MD
(248) 737-5437
31555 W Fourteen Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Business
Ellen Rotblatt MD PC
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology

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Michael L Zarr, MD
(810) 695-1041
1455 Kings Pointe Rd
Grand Blanc, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Medical Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ronald J Van Valkenburg, MD
(616) 241-2713
5827 Orleans Rd
Orleans, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1960

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Robert Crawford
777 W Riverside Dr
Ionia, MI
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Ellen Rotblatt, MD
(248) 737-5437
31555 W Fourteen Mile Rd
Farmington Hills, MI
Business
Ellen Rotblatt MD PC
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology

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Frederick Jean Hambly, MD
(517) 346-8340
808 Southland St
Lansing, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1967

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Concepcion Ty Ancog, MD
(248) 646-5288
7383 Lahser Rd
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1957

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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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