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Darrel E Schreiner, MD
(316) 261-2649
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci Antigua, Sch Of Med, St Johns, Antigua
Graduation Year: 1990

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William C Hamilton, MD
(580) 765-3900
425 Fairview Ave Ste 3
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Reg Med Ctr Of North, Ponca City, Ok
Group Practice: Hamilton Clinic

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Darrel Schreiner
(580) 762-5594
202 E Grand Ave
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Fred W Weber, MD
(405) 848-4491
3033 NW 63rd St Ste 208E
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok

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Shantharam Darbe, MD
(405) 840-3793
515 Central Park Dr Ste 107
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rangaraya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Alzira Francisca Vaidya, MD
(580) 762-7701
400 Fairview Ave Ste 10
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Reg Med Ctr Of North, Ponca City, Ok

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Roy T Donovan, MD
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci Antigua, Sch Of Med, St Johns, Antigua
Graduation Year: 1990

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Robert Edward Ashley, MD
(918) 493-3094
2816 E 85th St
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1955

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Jahangir H Ghaznavi, MD
(405) 424-7711
4400 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sylhet Med Coll, Chittagong Univ, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Graduation Year: 1979

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Yolanda Sarabia Padua, MD
1140 N Hudson Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1963

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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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