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David Lee Verburg, MD
2400 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1976

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Eugene W Minard, MD
(503) 625-3288
Wilsonville, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1949

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Russell Loran Guiss, MD
(503) 682-1541
10925 SW Wilsonville Rd
Wilsonville, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1943

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George Robert Suckow, MD
(503) 588-5816
773 Linda Ave NE
Keizer, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Robert E Buckler, MD
(503) 232-2768
414 N Meridian St # 6153
Newberg, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr.David Verburg
(503) 361-5400
2400 Lancaster Drive Northeast
Salem, OR
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Psychiatrist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Jeffrey J Knowles, MD
(503) 699-3119
30940 SW Salmon Ln
Wilsonville, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Western Ontario, Fac Of Med, London, Ont, Canada
Graduation Year: 1978

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Lorraine Elizabeth Skach, MD
(503) 363-2430
PO Box 20134
Keizer, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1984

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Marvin David Seppala, MD
(503) 537-7000
1901 Esther St
Newberg, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1984
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Hospital: Providence St Vincent Med Ctr, Portland, Or

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Keith Henry Griffin, MD
(503) 513-4400
PO Box 577
Newberg, OR
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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