Do You Have Bipolar Disorder?
Lets start by knowing what exactly bipolar disorder is. According to Oxford dictionary, bipolar disorder is a mental illness in which ones state of mind changes from extreme happiness to extreme depression.
I’ve come to an understanding that most people cannot differentiate between bipolar disorder and mood swings. These are two completely different things but yet similar. Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that need psychiatric attention.
Mood swings is part of the signs of bipolar disorder. But mood swings are caused by temporary discomfort of the state of mind. Maybe due to the environment, a trauma, remembering an occurrence of the past, anxiety or discomfort of the mind.
So check again; do you have bipolar disorder or you just have mood swings?