Risk factors for developing bipolar disorder include gender, age, genetics and unique brain chemistry. If you are at risk of developing bipolar disorder, or you have signs and symptoms associated with the condition, talk to your doctor about your options.
There's no doubt that there is a genetic component to the risk of developing mental illnesses. Several studies have confirmed this. It's been found that people with unipolar depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are highly likely to have siblings, half-siblings and children to have one of these disorders or even have symptoms of more than…