Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Great Discovery

Effected people tend to:

Overestimate their capabilities. CHECK
They feel inflated self-esteem or grandiosity. CHECK
Increased alcohol consumption. CHECK
They fail to see the obvious risks involved in their ventures. PARTIAL CHECK
Making lots of plans. CHECK
Excessive involvement in pleasurable activities. CHECK
Increased interest in uncharacteristic sexual flirting. CHECK (i think?)
They wish of doing several things at once. CHECK
Decreased need for sleep. CHECK
More sensitive than usual. CHECK
They feel like taking too many responsibilities. CHECK
Increase in goal-directed activity CHECK

Diagnosis: Hypomania

Treatment: Give me a break, i'm happy to have finally discovered a name for the collective of all the above unique characteristics

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