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Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

Tips for Choosing the Right Therapist for Bipolar Disorder How to start the search for a therapist and questions to help you choose the right therapist.
How to Speak to Your Friends and Family About Bipolar Disorder
The Many Faces of Bipolar Disorder The Many Faces of Bipolar Disorder

You know what it means to feel overwhelmed with inspiration. You know what it means to feel terribly sad. And you probably know how it feels to have e...

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What Is Bipolar Disorder and How Is It Treated?
Treating Bipolar Disorders Treating Bipolar Disorders

Are you or a loved one living with bipolar disorder? If so, you know that the manic-depressive illness – which can cause major shifts in mood, energy, ...

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Antidepressants No Help for Most People With Bipolar Disorder Antidepressants No Help for Most People With Bipolar Disorder

“Because I’m not, in fact, depressed, Prozac makes me manic and numb,” writes Marya Hornbacher in her memoir, Madness: A Bipolar Life; “one of the rea...

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A Doctor's Advice for People Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder
More Than the Blues: Depression or Bipolar Disorder? More Than the Blues: Depression or Bipolar Disorder?

Why bipolar disorder is often mistaken for depression (even by doctors!)

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Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder Why It’s So Difficult to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

Highs and lows, peaks and valleys, good times and bad -- they're a normal part of life, affecting everything from your mood to the decisions you make. ...

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How to Support Someone With Bipolar Disorder How to Support Someone With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is often a lifelong struggle, and supporting someone who has it isn’t easy. The person who is ill with bipolar disorder is dealing wi...

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What You Need to Know About Bipolar Symptoms What You Need to Know About Bipolar Symptoms

Behavioral changes and mood changes vary depending on whether a person is in a manic or depressive state.

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What Does Life With Bipolar Disorder Feel Like? What Does Life With Bipolar Disorder Feel Like?

For one woman, bipolar disorder felt like being inside a tornado.

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8 Must-Know Facts for Treating Bipolar Disorder 8 Must-Know Facts for Treating Bipolar Disorder

Here's what you should know if you're living with bipolar disorder–or know someone who is.

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