Bipolar

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Understanding Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder (often called BD) is a type of mood disorder.  In the past, this condition was called manic depression but most psychiatrists refer to it as bipolar disorder now.  This disorder is a psychiatric illness that causes major disruptions in lifestyle and health. Everyone has occasional highs and lows in their moods. But people with bipolar disorder have extreme mood swings between depression and mania. They can go from feeling very sad, despairing, helpless, worthless,...

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Bipolar Symptoms

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Living with someone with bipolar symptoms? Much has been said on this blog about drug addictions, mental illness, symptoms and treatments.  However, sometimes we leave out the part about the people who help, care for, and love those struggling with these issues.  That is to say, for most people who struggle with a chemical dependency or a mental illness (be it bipolar symptoms or any other struggle) or any type of addiction, there is most often a concerned parent, sibling, friend, or companion who has possibly...

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