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Depression Counselor: Understanding Depression In Bipolar Disorder

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Bipolar Disorder is defined as “a mental illness that causes dramatic shifts in a person’s mood, energy and ability to think clearly.” Oftentimes a person with bipolar disorder will experience extreme high and low moods – known as mania and depression.

During the depression phase of bipolar disorder you might see the following behaviors:
-Lack of Energy
-Poor Sleep Schedule (sleeping too much or too little)
-Decreased Motivation to Get Out of Bed
-Difficulty With Decision Making
-Preoccupied with Suicide or Thoughts of Death

As a depression counselor, Insight Child & Family Counseling has the tools necessary to help you combat your depression. For more information about our practice, visit us online at Or give us a call today at 972-426-9500 to setup your first appointment.

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