Due to bipolar disorder being an illness to the brain, it is usually classified as a mental or psychiatric disorder. Scientific research classifies it as a medical condition with all the evidence that shows all the signs of imbalanced neurotransmitters within a person’s brain.
Treatment plans for a person with bipolar disorders usually consist of medications and at times psychological therapies. If a person cannot reach the point of becoming stable, psychiatric hospitalization might be necessary.
The main goal with the medications is to help stabilize the person’s mood swings of depression and/or mania. Medications for a person with bipolar disorder are:
- Mood Stabilizer
- Anti-Anxiety and Sedative
- Calcium Channel Blocker
- Talkative Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral
- Family/Marriage Therapy
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapies