Bipolar disorder can be severe and long-term, or it can be mild with infrequent episodes. Patients with the disease may experience symptoms in very different ways. A typical patient with bipolar disorder averages 8 - 10 manic or depressive episodes over a lifetime. However, some people experience more and some fewer episodes.
Patients with bipolar disorder generally have higher death rates from suicide, heart problems, and death from all causes than those in the general population....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 »
So your spouse or loved one has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and you are wondering how to handle it. Like many, you may run to the library... Read more »