Bipolar Disorder is viewed by many as a taboo subject not fit for polite conversation. While many patients with bipolar disorder do want to keep their privacy about health matters, they should never feel embarrassed or ashamed to talk about their illness when they feel it is necessary. Open conversations about bipolar disorder can help the patient and their loved ones better cope with the condition.
Last month, I took a look at an Edge question from a bipolar perspective. Each year, Edge - which bills itself as on online salon - poses one question to more than 150 of the deepest thinkers in the world, then publishes their answers as a book. In my first piece, I addressed “What Scientific Concept Would Improve Everybody’s…