You might feel helpless when someone you know experiences a manic episode. Here’s how you can confidently step in if they ask for help.
A bipolar disorder manic episode is a period of heightened energy that lasts at least several days. It may include an unprompted sense of euphoria, confidence, or irritability.
Both mania and its less severe form, hypomania, are key components of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is a neurocognitive condition characterized by shifts in mood. It’s categorized into several diagnostic types.