Symptoms of Mania


  • Rapid unpredictable mood changes or extreme irritability
  • Grandiosity or inflated self-esteem
  • Boundless energy, enthusiasm, and need for activity
  • Feeling like “the life of the party”
  • Racing thoughts and flights of ideas without logical conclusions
  • Rapid, loud, disorganized speech
  • Overspending
  • Diminished need for sleep
  • Increased sex drive and indiscretions
  • Impaired judgement
  • Over-reaction to stimuli
  • Risk taking and a feeling of power
  • Short-tempered, argumentative behaviour
  • Impulsive and erratic behaviour
  • Possible delusional thinking


The Mood Disorders Support Group of Guelph receives ongoing funding from:

 United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin

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