What Are Manic Episodes?- Symptoms, Triggers & Definition


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Which of the following is NOT a mood disorder?

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1. Someone who cycles between manic symptoms and depressive symptoms likely has

2. Someone experiencing a manic episode may have which of the following symptoms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of characteristics of manic episodes. Some of the information you'll be quizzed on includes a description of hypomania as well as identifying a symptom and triggers of manic episodes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Differentiating between mood disorders and anxiety disorders
  • Likely condition of someone who cycles between manic symptoms and depressive symptoms
  • Symptom and triggers of manic episodes
  • Hypomania

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on manic episodes
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hypomania and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the condition one is likely suffering from if they are cycling between manic and depressive symptoms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about manic episode triggers

Additional Learning

To learn more about mood disorders, review the accompanying lesson titled What Are Manic Episodes? - Symptoms, Triggers & Definition. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the broad range of mood disorders and identify examples
  • Define mania and relate five symptoms of mania
  • Compare and contrast mania and hypomania
  • Tell serotonin's role in mood disorders
  • Understand the triggers of manic episodes