Bipolar Disorder

Mood Tracking by Smartphone

Results of a small study using smartphones to detect depressive and manic episodes look promising.

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What Are the Steps to Take After a Bipolar Disorder and Depression Diagnosis?

You’ve just received the news – you have bipolar disorder and depression. What do you do next? Learn more here.

By Eileen Bailey

What Should You Know About Bipolar Disorder?

Approximately 2.6 percent of adults in the United States are diagnosed with bipolar disease, but the exact cause is unknown. Learn more about this mental health disorder.

By Eileen Bailey

Skills for Recovery from Bipolar Disorder

Learn about a variety of skills and strategies for living successfully with bipolar disorder. Find out about how mindfulness, exercise, and diet can keep you well.

By John McManamy

Rules for Bipolar Relationships

A diagnosis of bipolar disorder doesn’t have to mean the end of love or a meaningful relationship. Here are a few rules to apply to make love last.

By Eileen Bailey

Bipolar and Sex: 9 Things You Should Know

Sex and bipolar disorder. Can they exist harmoniously without too much risk? Read these tips to know how to enjoy sex and keep it safe when you’re bipolar.

By John McManamy

Meet the Experts

Therese Borchard

Senior Editor

Therese Borchard is Senior Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Jerry Kennard

Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS, Health Professional

Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society.

Therese Borchard

Senior Editor

Therese Borchard is Senior Editor at Health Central, where she covers Mental Health & Wellness among other topics. She has written for a variety of websites, is the author of several books, and is a passionate mental health advocate.