Disordered sleep is one of the main symptoms of bipolar disorder. Trouble going to bed and oversleeping are both disorders in themselves. Signs of insomnia include dark, under-eye circles and fatigue. Some anti-depressant medications like Trazodone work as sedatives to help induce sleep.
Bipolar disorder is characterized by episodes of acute illness followed by periods of complete, or nearly complete remission. An episode of mania tends to last for a shorter period than an episode of depression. Without treatment, mania lasts for around four to six months, whereas an episode of bipolar depression lasts around six to nine months.…