1. Recognize Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder
Some people with bipolar disorder switch from manic to depressed and back again with startling frequency. While rapid cycling bipolar disorder is technically classified as having at least four mood changes within a year, many people with this type of bipolar disorder actually change moods several times a week, or even in a day.
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Intermittent explosive disorder
Explosive eruptions, usually lasting 10 to 20 minutes, often result in injuries and the deliberate destruction of property. These episodes may occur in clusters or be separated by weeks or months of nonaggression.
The degree of aggressiveness expressed during the incidents is completely out of proportion with the precipitating event.
Additionally, there may be differences in the way serotonin, an important chemical messenger in the brain,