Sunny vs. Dark Hypomania: #Tangled

 

There are two types of hypomania: sunny and dark.

 

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Features of “sunny hypomania” include:

  • More plans and ideas
  • Happy, euphoric
  • Faster thoughts, more jokes
  • Laughter, good humored
  • Motivated

 

 

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There is also a “dark hypomania”, when the excessive energy combines with depressive symptoms, irritability and anxiety.

Features of “dark hypomania” include:

  • Urges to self-medicate
  • Unwise or impulsive decisions
  • Irritable, impatient
  • Excessive spending
  • Verbal aggression

 

 

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Hypomania can feel amazing,

but it can also be overwhelming in a terrible way,

for yourself and others.

 

 

 

Source: “Bipolar, Not So Much”

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