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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