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Colegio Integral El Avila
Subjet: English
Teacher: Peta Zune
5th year of Humanities

Learning disabilities
(BIPOLAR DISORDER)
Victoria Jankunas

January 27, 2012
A learning disability isa problema that affects the brain’s ability to receive, process, analyze or to keep information. These problems can make it difficult for a student to learn as quick as someone who isn’t affected bya learning disability.
But it doesn’t have anything to do with a person’s intelligence. It’s only more difficult for them to learn than for a normal person.

There are many types of thesedisabilities. Most of the students affected by them have more than one.
Certain kinds can interfere with a person’s ability to concentrate. Other can make it difficult for them to read, write, listen,spell, do math or reasoning.
There are different kinds of diseases that are involved in the learning of a person, like ADD, deaf, blind and mute, asperger, down dyndrome, mermaid syndrome, brainparallysis, dylexia, austim, bipolar disorder and many others.

Bipolar disorder or manic–depressive disorder, describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes ofabnormally elevated energy levels, and mood with or without one or more depressive episodes. The elevated moods are clinically referred as mania. Individuals who experience maniac episodes alsoexperience depressive symptoms, or a mixed state in which features of both mania and depression are present at the same time. These events are usually separated by periods of "normal" mood; but, in someindividuals, depression and mania may rapidly alternate, which is known as rapid cycling.
The causes of bipolar disorder likely vary between individuals.
The onset of full symptoms generally occursin late adolescence or young adulthood.
Signs and symptoms of the depressive phase of a bipolar disorder include persistent feelings of sadness, anxiety, guilt, anger, isolation, or hopelessness;...
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