Post by Kerrie – “Nourish MY Life” – Very interesting post of gauging your bipolar/depressive state of mind.
Here’s a personal insight into how mood tracking can be beneficial for bipolar disorder and other mood disorders.
A few weeks ago I wrote an article about mood tracking using the eMoods app which you can read here. The following graphs show how my moods changed earlier this year over a period of about six months:
Note: I drew up these graphs with specialised software (GraphPad Prism), this is not something you can do with the app!
What have I learned from tracking my moods so far?
I’ll go through those graphs here in a little more detail so you can see the observations I’ve been able to make.
Two things are immediately obvious to me from my mood graph. Firstly, I had two main episodes of illness in the time shown – mania at the beginning and a mild to moderate depression in the winter – with a phase…
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