Bipolar Disorder

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What is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder results in extreme swings in mood, energy, and ability to function. The mood changes of bipolar disorder are more dramatic than normal ups and downs. They can hurt relationships and cause poor job or school performance. Bipolar disorder can be treated. Contact your doctor if you think you may have this condition.


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What It Is
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Bipolar Disorder Causes
Causes
What causes Bipolar Disorder? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Bipolar Disorder Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Bipolar Disorder? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Symptoms
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Bipolar Disorder Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Bipolar Disorder
Screening
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Bipolar Disorder Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Bipolar Disorder Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Bipolar Disorder? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Bipolar Disorder treatment options are available?
Bipolar Disorder Care
Care
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Bipolar Disorder Doctors
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