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OMAHA BIPOLAR COUNSELING
Bipolar Disorder - sometimes referred to as manic depression ó is a complex mood disorder that alternates between periods of clinical depression and times of extreme elation or mania. There are two subtypes of Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar I and Bipolar II.
With Bipolar I Disorder, patients have a history of at least one manic episode with or without major depressive episodes.
With Bipolar II Disorder, patients have a history of at least one episode of major depression and at least one hypomanic (mildly elated) episode.