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Contentswhat is bipolar disorder diagnosing bipolar disordertypes of bipolar disordermyths and facts about bipolar disorderwhat causes bipolar. Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) is a mental health problem that causes shifts in mood, energy, thinking and behavior. This guide is intended for families, friends and other people who are interested in understanding the different aspects of bipolar disorders this document. Bipolar disorder is the modern name for what was previously called manic- depressive an understanding of the stress factors to which you are sensitive. Causes of bipolar disorder: research has shown that a complex mix of social, physical, and environmental factors can play a part in a person developing.
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J clin psychiatry 200364 suppl 6:4-8 discussion 28 toward an understanding of bipolar disorder and its origin rush aj(1) author information: (1)department. Bipolar ii disorder is a bipolar spectrum disorder (see also bipolar disorder) characterized by at gyulai, laszlo baldassano, claudia f lenox, robert ( july 2004) the current understanding of lamotrigine as a mood stabilizer ( pdf. 45,000 or 1 in 100 people have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder in ireland lecture about understanding bipolar disorder, the signs and symptoms, the causes,.
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