Many forms of depression exist such as: Major Depressive disorder, Dysthmia, Bipolar disorder, and Cyclothymia. However, bipolar depression is often misdiagnosed as depression. Treatment is also different. It is important to tell Dr. Cavazos how you feel.
Symptoms associated with depressed “lows” may include issues with sleep, concentration, appetite, or thoughts of hopelessness, helplessness, or suicide.
Symptoms associated with hypomanic of manic "highs" can present with decreased need for sleep, talkativeness, racing thoughts, distractibility.
Both can present in the same person at different points of time.
Scheduling with Dr. Javen Valerie Cavazos a board certified psychiatrist in San Antonio, Texas helps identifies these different moods and treatment modality than can be individualized for each person.