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Mood Swings

A self-help group providing a contact point for those with depression, mood disorders, bi-polar and their partners, relatives and carers.

Recovery Republic Wellness Centre, 63-65 York Street, Heywood, Ol10 4NR
Umbrella org:
N Compass / Rochdale Carers' Hub
Contact name:
Pauline Fardon
01706 622722 (Recovery Republic)

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This is the term used to describe experiences such as chronic fear, tension and panic attacks. Some people have an overwhelming feeling of dread that prevents them getting on with everyday life. Sleepless nights and recurring thoughts are common, as well
A psychiatric disorder marked by alternating episodes of mania and depression.
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In its mildest form, depression can mean just being in low spirits. It doesn’t stop you leading your normal life, but makes everything harder to do and seem less worthwhile. At its most severe, major depression (clinical depression) can be life-threatening, because it can make people suicidal or simply give up the will to live.
Mood swings should not be confused with Bipolar Disorder or Manic Depression Disorder, in which extreme moods persist for weeks and months at a time. Mood swings are extremely common and there are several treatment options to help regulate a person’s mood.
A group of people who are available to support one another emotionally, socially, and sometimes financially.
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Great worry caused by a difficult situation, or something which causes this condition