What Is Bipolar Disorder? - Symptoms & Treatment


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How is bipolar disorder different than experiencing feelings of short-term sadness or depression?

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1. Which of these is NOT a symptom of a manic state?

2. Sarah is considered to be the life of the party by her friends on her good days. Even people that do not know Sarah well notice she is frequently in a good mood and laughs at almost every comment. Which type of bipolar disorder is associated with this type of behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Bipolar disorder is a condition with multiple characteristics that the quiz and worksheet for this lesson will address in detail. Specific information includes various behaviors and different types of the disorder.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Types of bipolar disorder
  • Manic state
  • Medication for bipolar
  • Reckless behavior

Skills Practiced

These lesson resources will evaluate your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on bipolar disorder
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as reckless behavior and manic state
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding medication for bipolar
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the varying types of the disorder

Additional Learning

To be fully confident in your knowledge on the Characteristics of Bipolar Disorder, take the time to review the corresponding lesson. These objectives will be covered in the lesson:

  • Distinguish the types of bipolar disorder
  • Understand what constitutes reckless behavior
  • Identify a manic state
  • Understand the treatment for bipolar disorder