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What are the signs of bipolar disorder for a teen?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

As you might guess from the prefixes, bipolar depression refers to people who have two different sides to their depression or behavior, that is, a depressed state and a very high-energy state.

 

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