Bipolar Disorder: Understanding Your Treatment Options

Medically reviewed in May 2022

For some bipolar disorder patients, treatment is a journey explored over time.

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Why It Can be Difficult to Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

Some people with bipolar disorder can go years before arriving at an accurate diagnosis.

What Are the Treatment Options for Bipolar Disorder?

Learn how medications, therapy, lifestyle changes, and other approaches fit into a management plan.

Does Bipolar Disorder Cause Weight Gain?

Bipolar disorder is associated with several serious health conditions, including weight gain and obesity.

Why Bipolar Disorder Gets Misdiagnosed as Depression

Bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed as depression, even by healthcare providers.