Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy 400 300 Paterakis Michalis
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Read the diagnostic criteria for Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

  1. Presence or history of one or more major depressive episodes
  2. Presence or history of at least one hypomanic episode
  3. There has never been a manic or mixed episode



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Bipolar II Disorder Symptoms Psychotherapy

Depressive episode and hypomanic episode are the two main features here. What is a hypomanic episode? It is a state of mental euphoria that seems to be intense, lasts and drags others along with its good mood. As for the depressant, it is very easily recognized by anyone. They are essentially two aspects of the psyche that appear as they were in very early childhood. Once the good and the bad were separated. The hunger was absolutely bad and the food absolutely good. The presence absolutely good and the absence absolutely bad. These are absolutely normal in the first months of life. Later they begin to unite and to do this the baby’s attacks need to be accepted by the caregiver.

The more the attacks in infancy are accepted, the more easily the good and the bad are tied together, and the object is completed. So one becomes quite normal there. He sees things from both sides. For better and for worse. This is the natural tendency of a mature person. There’s always the possibility that things won’t be exactly right and that’s ok. Absoluteness, the tendency to right – wrong, black and white in life, show that the object is not completed with the good and the bad together. The inclination towards good indicates naivety and the inclination towards evil exploitation. But things in the psyche are balanced and work pleasantly when the aspects of the object contain many sides. That is why skepticism is a characteristic of people who develop more the spiritual part of themselves. Excessive doubt is a neurotic phenomenon but skepticism helps to see different sides of things.



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