You Experience Confusion Or Changes In Mood
It is 30 point questionnaire to assess the cognition level of a person. It includes assessment of orientation to time (5 points), orientation to place (5 points), registration (3 points), attention and calculation (5 points), recall (3 points), language (2 points), repetition (1 point) and complex commands (6 points). Any score of 24 or above indicates normal cognition. Below this, scores can indicate severe (â¤9 points), moderate (10â18 points) or mild (19â23 points) cognitive impairment.
One can suspect a person having bipolar disorder if they are experiencing periods of mania and depression but you can only know for sure once you consult a specialist (Psychiatrist).
Bipolar disorder can be severe to mild forms which may cause symptoms like mania and depression. There are four major categories of bipolar disorder such as bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, cyclothymic disorder, and mixed bipolar disorder.
Yes when your physical symptoms are caused or worsened by your mental state it is called as psychosomatism. People with mental illnesses can experience a range of physical symptoms, such as muscle tension, pain, headaches, insomnia, and feelings of restlessness.
A person will show change in behavior before development of psychosis and early warning signs are as follows - major drop in study grade or job performance, sucpiciousness or paranoid ideas, social withdrawal, prefers to spend time alone, unusual overly intense new ideas or strange feelings or having no feelings at all, decline in personal hygiene or self care, difficulty to differentiate reallity and fantasy, confused speech or trouble communicating.
Communicative behaviors are of four types such as Aggressive, Assertive, Passive and Passive-aggressive.
BPD triggers are different for each individual. On a general note, triggers are commonly either external or internal. External triggers are when trigger is from outside such as rejection of any kind, loss of job or relationship. Internal triggers are when trigger is from your mind such as any memory, location, image of past traumatic experience or loss.