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What are the Signs of Bipolar Disorder?

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Last year, we ran a series of blog posts on bipolar disorder and treatment by team leader and staff psychiatrist, David Mintz, MD. Back by popular demand, we are sharing the series again.

David Mintz, MD, Team Leader/Staff Psychiatrist at the Austen Riggs Center.Bipolar Disorder: What is Bipolar Disorder? - Part 1

Bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness, is a serious mood disorder characterized by wide swings in mood, energy and activity levels. Though most patients with bipolar disorder experience depressions as a part of their illness, a manic, hypomanic, or mixed-manic episode is required to make the diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Read more.

 

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