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Bipolar disorder causes periods of depression and euphoria, according to WebMD. It occurs at the same frequency in both men and women, but the symptoms may vary. Women suffering fr...

Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder mental illness marked by extreme from mania to depression. Bipolar disorder is also called bipolar disease or manic depression. More »

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder and manic-depressive illness, is a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and ...
A community member said she always thinks people are talking about her and laughing at her. Is this, she asked, part of having bipolar? Yes, paranoia can be a symptom of bipolar disorder, either during mania (but not hypomania) or during depression. More »
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NIMH » Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, also known as manic depressive illness, is a serious medical illness that causes shifts in mood, energy, and ability to function.

NIMH » Bipolar Disorder in Adults

This booklet discusses bipolar disorder in adults. For information on bipolar disorder in children and adolescents, see the NIMH booklet, Bipolar Disorder in ...

Bipolar disorder - Mayo Clinic

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania) and lows (depression).

Bipolar Disorder Center: Symptoms, Types, Tests, and Treatments

Find in-depth information on bipolar disorder from symptoms to medication options.

Bipolar Disorder Signs & Symptoms: Mania & Bipolar Depression

Is it bipolar disorder? Learn the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, including mania, hypomania, and bipolar depression.

What Is Bipolar Disorder?
Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that has symptoms of mania and depression. Discover some symptoms of bipolar disorder, including rapid speech, restlessness and depression, with advice from a mental health counselor in this free video on therapy and... More »
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Q: What Is Mild Bipolar Disorder?
A: Symtpoms-Hypomania. In most forms of bipolar disorder, a person suffers from mania, which is an extreme high. But in mild bipolar disorders, a person has hypoma... Read More »
Q: How to Recognize Bipolar Disorder
A: Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder which includes rapid changes in behavior, energy level, happiness, and sadness. When a person experiences true depression, t... Read More »
Q: What are the advantages of bipolar disorder?
A: I might as well say this is an advantage, although it is a problematic one: sex. A lot of bipolar folk are labeled as addicted to sex. I don't believe that is a... Read More »
Q: How to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder
A: 1 Observe and track mood changes. Try to determine whether environmental triggers are causing mood swings. Sometimes it can be difficult to determine this. Crea... Read More »
Q: What is the cause of Bipolar disorder?
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