Mania Self Assessment Test.

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Do you Suffer from Mania? Mania is marked by periods of great excitement, euphoria, delusions, and overactivity. Mania is often symptomatic of a variety of mental health conditions including bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, etc. In addition, manic symptoms can be attributed to various other medical conditions.

Answer the quiz questions below to see if you or a loved one may be suffering from mania.

Instructions: Below is a list of questions that relate to life experiences common among people who have experienced mania. Please read each question carefully, and indicate how often you have experienced the same or similar challenges in the past few months.

Your privacy is important to use. All results are completely anonymous.

Do you ever experience a persistent elevated or irritable mood for more than a week?

  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
Do you ever experience persistently increased goal-directed activity for more than a week?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
 Do you ever experience inflated self-esteem or grandiose thoughts about yourself?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
 Do you ever feel little need for sleep, feeling rested after only a few hours?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
 Do you ever find yourself more talkative than usual?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often

Do you experience racing thoughts or a flight of ideas?

  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
 Do you notice (or others comment) that you are easily distracted?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometimes
  • Often
  • Very Often
 Do you engage excessively in risky behaviors, sexually or financially?
  • Never
  • Rarely
  • Sometime
  • Often
  • Very Often
If you think you or someone you care about may be suffering from Mania, Bipolar Disorder,  Schizoaffective Disorder, or any other mental health condition, I strongly recommend that you seek help from a mental health professional in order to receive the proper diagnosis and support. For those in crisis, I compiled a list of resources (some even offer free or low-cost support) where you may be able to find additional help at:

Find a Therapist’ Online Directories

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