Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic-depression, is characterized by moods that swing between two opposite poles:
Although chemical imbalances in the brain are a key component of bipolar disorder, it is a complex condition that involves genetic, environmental, and other factors.
Bipolar disorder is classified according to the pattern and severity of the symptoms as...Read more
Friday, Central Connecticut. I'm at my mom's place, not far from where I grew up. My brother and sister-in-law will be arriving shortly.... Read more »
How well do you know bipolar symptoms? Below are the seven DSM mania symptoms, coupled with one or two symptoms from other DSM diagnoses.... Read more »
Two recent shareposts, “The Depression-Mania Two Step” (Part I and Part II ), zeroed in on a crucial fact that tends to be overlooked... Read more »