Manic depression which is also known as bipolar disorder is a very serious depression that negatively impacts of person who suffers from it.
Manic depression means the 'ups' and 'downs' of ones mood. The characteristic of this disorder is a person all of a sudden changes their moods from being happy to sad or the other way around. Doctors have researched that having mood swings is a big symptom that you will be depressed.
If you have mood swings for a long time without trying to stop them they will end up being worse than before. You will begin to get angry over small things like buying candy from a vendor and by them their time in giving you your change. If it goes on to a stage where you end up maybe throwing the ice cream back to the vendor then you should know you may now be suffering from manic depression.
When a person has manic depression they have an aggressive behavior. They are easily irritated by the most small thing and have a mysterious euphoric mood outburst that is un-controllable to them. First these outbursts can last for a few days then after some time they take longer.
When a person is suffering from manic depression they will have times when they are feeling at their lowest. The thing to watch out for as a result of this depression is extreme sadness, feeling of not believing, extreme pessimism, anxiety attacks and lots of guilt. If a person is depressed for more than a week then that person is considered to be a manic depression sufferer.
All though manic depression is considered to be one of the worst depression stages but one nice thing is that it can be treated. This condition can be treated by a therapist that will guide you on how to go about eliminating this depression once and for all.
If you or your loved one is suffering from this disorder you should visit a therapist as soon as possible before it's too late. The therapist will tell you the dates where you will have to visit him / her and will most likely give you some medication to take when you at home. Therapists are professionals that are trained to help such people and are very good at doing their jobs.
And when getting treatment from a therapist you have to make sure you do not jump an appointment because that can delay the healing process and make sure you take the medication that is prescribed by the therapist.