Silver Lining explains Bipolar
It’s a 2012 movie about a Bipolar patient who was trying to recover himself from pain.
Families who are living with Bipolar patients can promote safety by removing sharp objects and other materials that a victim could use when they are extremely angry or depress.
During his stay in the hospital he keeps himself positive and physically fit. His main goal was to achieve excelsior.
After eight months Pat’s mother made an arrangement with the court for his discharge. Although his physician does not approve of the courts decision, Pat was release with a 500 meter restraint order from the court.
The physician made sure that Pat’s mother has signed on a written agreement for his release.
A bipolar person displays a change of moods in a short time.
Pat felt happy when he went out of the hospital and borrowed books from the library to reinvent himself for his wife. He showed a feeling of euphoria or elation.
Bipolar patients are easily irritated and depress when they are triggered by an unpleasant things, places or events.
After reading the whole book Pat was disappointed at the ending of the story and became angry. He showed an unpleasant feeling or dysphoria.
‘ And whenever his upset he would wake up his parents in the middle of the night to vent out his frustrations. He releases his energy by shouting and talking fast.
The wedding song triggers his anxiety. It frustrates him and he rage out his anger.
Every time Pat hears his wedding song he outrages and throws everything away. Then after awhile he’ll realize that he was causing a mess and apologizes.
The first symptom that you’ll notice in a Bipolar Disorder patient is hyperactivity.
Pat explains to his physician how the music triggers his anxiety.
Doctor Patel listens to Pat and encourages him to drink his medication and informs him that they can lower the dosage when Pat’s condition has improved.
Depending on the patients case, drugs that stabilizes their mood are provided like Lithium. The drug has a metallic taste and can cause minor hand tremors. Hyponatremia (decrease sodium) and coarse hand tremors results when a patient takes more than the allowed dosage.
Pat meets Tiffany in a dinner set up by his friend and his wife. Their conversation includes the medications their taking such as Lithium, Seroquel, Trazadone, Levodopa and Xanax.
Tiffany will be there to help Pat achieve excelsior by diverting his attention to dancing. She will help him face the wedding song that triggers his pain and causes him to be violent.
Depending on the doctors advice bipolar patients are normally encourage to stay in an environment that will not trigger their mood shifts. Other activities that would help a Bipolar patients are walks or use a punching bag for displacement of their anger. They are encourage to eat high caloric foods like finger foods. They also need to increase their fluid intake and eat foods with high vitamins.
(The article is for learning purposes only and patients should seek medical advice from their provider. The photos are taken from the movie Silver Lining.)