Difference between Manic and depressive episodes: Clients of Bipolar I Disorder experience both depressive and manic episodes. How to differentiate between manic and depressive episodes?

Manic episode include an elated mood while on the other side depressive episode include depressed mood.

In depressive episode the client feels loss of energy while in manic episode the client shoe greater energy as comparable to depressive episode.

Manic episode is categorized by an inflated feeling of physical and emotional well-being while in depressive episode the situation is opposite.

Manic episode display exaggerated self-esteem while in depressive episode the self esteem seems very low.

In manic episode the client feels decreased need for sleep, while in depressive episode the client feels increase need for sleep.

In manic episode client talk more while in depressive episode client avoid excessive talking.

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