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Marvin Franklin Piburn, MD
(319) 234-2893
3251 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Mental Health Institute, Independence, Ia; Covenant Med Ctr, Waterloo, Ia
Group Practice: Black Hawk/Grundy Mental

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Paul John Samo, MD
(319) 234-2893
3251 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Michaels Hospital, Stevens Point, Wi
Group Practice: Ministry Health Care At Rice Clinic Psychiatry; Rice Medical Center Ministry Health Care Psychiatry

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Larry Robert Ryan, MD
(303) 402-9871
3251 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1976

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Darko Zdilar, MD
(319) 233-3351
146 W Dale St Ste 101
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Zagreb, Med Fak, Zagreb, Croatia
Graduation Year: 1984

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Sunita Kantamneni, MD
(319) 353-6950
1759 Thrush Dr
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Siddartha Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Debra Kaycole Rainey, MD
(307) 266-1718
3251 W 9th St
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1986

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Bangar Penumetsa Raju, MD
(319) 234-2673
2750 Saint Francis Dr
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rangaraya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1964

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Mohammad Arif Afridi, MD
(319) 233-3351
425 Midlothian Blvd
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1962

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Dr.Darko Zdilar
(319) 233-3351
Ste 101, 146 West Dale Street
Waterloo, IA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Zagreb, Med Fak, Zagreb
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Psychiatrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Abdur Rahim, MD
(319) 233-3351
148 W Dale St Ste 101
Waterloo, IA
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Nishtar Med Coll, Bahuddin Zakaria Univ, Multan, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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