Mania

Extremely elevated and excitable mood usually associated with bipolar disorder.

 

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Wiki Number: PW120
Diagnosis: Mania
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Brain Area: may cause strokes, especially cerebral lesions in the righ hemisphers; deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s in subthalamic nucleus
Symptoms: abnormally heightened arousal and/or energy; manic=lesions in the right hemisphere of ventral prefrontal cortex; depression due
Progression: racing thoughts without considering consequences; grandiose ideas, outgoing personality; //to lesions in the left hemisphere
Causes: bipolar disorder or schizophrenia; usually only lasts up to two weeks;
Medications: mood stabilizers; antipsychotics; lithium reduces manic relapses by 42%;
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