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Basuviah Shanker, MD
(913) 677-3399
Spring Hill, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kasturba Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1979

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Farrukh Shabbir, MD
(816) 942-8445
Stilwell, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1970

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Douglas Roberts Ambrose, MD
7907 Kevin Ln
Belton, MO
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1988

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Deborah Ann Mossinghoff, MD
(913) 385-7252
6240 W 135th St Ste 200
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Overland Park Reg Med Ctr, Overland Park, Ks; C F Menninger Memorial Hosp, Topeka, Ks; Menorah Med Ctr, Shawnee Msn, Ks; Baptist Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo; Research Psychiatric Center, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Psychiatry Associates Of K

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Nasim S Osman, MD
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1962

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Teresa Gayle Tracy, MD
(913) 362-4040
Bucyrus, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1989

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Mario Maugunay Marcelino, MD
Stilwell, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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Michael David Mathews, MD
(808) 822-7112
1803 S Ridgeview Rd
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1969

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Sobia H Shaffie, MD
(913) 826-1508
7702 W 145th Ter
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Fatima Jinnah Med Coll For Women, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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Neelofar Khan, MD
(913) 588-6412
14508 Farley St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ayub Med Coll, Univ Of Peshawar, Abbottabad, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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