Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depressive disorder or manic depression, is a psychiatric disorder that causes extreme shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out everyday tasks. Culture and ethnicity are important aspects of health and illness a new branch of medicine, known as ethnomedicine, focuses on the role of culture, perception, and context in shaping someone's physical and mental health. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks (national institutes of health, bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a complicated mental illness to diagnose and treat the symptoms of the disorder cause a multitude of fluctuations in mood and behavior, affecting the way individuals function.
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is an illness in which a person has periods of high mood and energy and other times of depressionpeople diagnosed with bipolar disorder usually. Bipolar disorder is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated mood clinically referred to as mania or, if milder, hypomania. Bipolar disorder can cause drastic shifts in a person’s mood and behavior, fluctuating between highs (manic episodes) and lows (depressive episodes) it can also induce less severe manic periods.
References bemporad jr (1997), cultural and historical aspects of eating disorders theor med 18(4):401-420 bemporad jr (1996), self-starvation through the ages: reflections on the prehistory of anorexia nervosa. Bipolar is a complex disorder, which makes treating it with cannabis more complicated than with other mental disorders however, for certain symptoms and other effects of bipolar (especially depressive ones), the popular cbd oil remedy can also be effective. The purposes of this article are to define culture and the process of cultural competence, provide a brief overview of bipolar disorder, propose the use of a cultural framework for bipolar. Neuropsychiatry is a branch of medicine that deals with mental disorders attributable to diseases of the nervous system it preceded the current disciplines of psychiatry and neurology , which had common training,  however, psychiatry and neurology have subsequently split apart and are typically practiced separately.
Marsella: cultural aspects of depressive experience and disorders produced by the berkeley electronic press, 2011 as a subset of melancholy, then as a synonym, and later as a replacement for the term. The problems that come with bipolar disorder are well-known, however, some people with the condition feel lucky to have it in a british study, 10 people with biopolar disorder — a serious. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Objective:clinical management of bipolar disorder patients might be affected by culture and is further dependent on the context of healthcare delivery there is a need to understand how healthcare best can be delivered in various systems and cultures.
Diagnosis and management of bipolar disorder this article provides a review of the evidence regarding the main aspects of transcultural psychiatry and bipolar disorder. Reality: bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, has long been recognized in the medical community as 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 most people go through, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are often severe. Socio-cultural challenges in the management of bipolar disorder, presented by prof ketil oedegaard socio-cultural challenges in the management of bipolar disorder, presented by prof ketil oedegaard cultural aspects of major mental disorders: a critical review from an indian perspective biju viswanath and santosh k chaturvedi, 2013.
Mood disorders & heredity print depression, bipolar disorder, and other types of mood disorders do tend to run in families, and most people with depression or bipolar disorder have at least one relative who also has it. Major mental disorders such as schizophrenia and affective disorders are highly disabling illnesses the cultural factors that influence the diagnosis and treatment of these disorders are of paramount clinical significance we attempted to critically review the cultural factors in relation to the. But therein is the tricky aspect of his taking ownership of his bipolar disorder and making it his superpower: he embraces the tortured genius stereotype that science has found to be questionable. But, the correlation between aspects of bipolar disorder and demonstrated benefits of cannabis properties psychcentral concludes, “it may be a few more years before we have a more concrete understanding of the benefits and drawbacks of medical marijuana for mental disorders.
About half the people with bipolar disorder have a family member with a mood disorder, such as depression if one parent has bipolar disorder, there is a 10 to 15 percent greater chance of their. Driss moussaoui and nadia kadri1 the biological component of bipolar disorder is unquestionable, as it is the case in most, if not all, mental disorders psychosocial aspects are, however, important, although usually neglected, especially in their cultural component. Bipolar expeditions argues that mania and depression have a cultural life outside the confines of diagnosis, that the experiences of people living with bipolar disorder belong fully to the human condition, and that even the most so-called rational everyday practices are intertwined with irrational ones martin's own experience with bipolar. Cultural considerations in treating asians with depression samantha gluck study after study has shown that asians underutilize mental health services much more than other populations, according to stanley sue, phd, director of the national research center on asian american mental health in davis, california.