Maybe you are Attention Deficit Deficit?took the quiz. pointed answers to get a result. guaranteed to end up showing a disorder. claims I have ADD. No chance I have ADD. I am the most relaxed person ever. Some of my best friends are clearly ADD. Their entire world is different, drugs impact them differently, etc.
It would seem like there should be a newer test available.
On one particular April morning, Guy went into the staff room for a regularly scheduled meeting. That's what college football coaches do -- they meet, morning after morning, day after day, week in and week out.
This meeting was different.
The typical period for onset of bipolar disorder is the mid-to-late 20s. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 2.8% of Americans (roughly 9 million people) live with the disorder, which "causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks."
There are four basic types of the disorder; some people exist more on the depressive end of the spectrum, while others are on the manic, high-energy side. Guy was the latter. Thoughts raced through his mind. The faster they came, the faster he tried to talk, the faster he tried to act upon them. The problem was his mind raced so fast that he couldn't slow it down enough to fall asleep.
"It started peaking on me," Guy said. "When I say 'peaking,' I was starting to have hallucinations."
It is not super thorough, lot's of good stuff online though. Stumbled across this article today from the world: