How can I reduce my risk of relapse if I have bipolar disorder?

Research is underway to reduce the rate of relapse in people with bipolar disorder. A new 12-session therapy program, led by trained mental health clinicians, helps to reduce the rate of relapse by helping those with the disorder to closely monitor their mood, assess their own personal triggers, and identify the early warning signs of oncoming illness. Participants in the program lowered their risk of relapse to 20% in the first year.

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