Bipolar DisorderSymptoms

What is the Difference Between Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression?

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Fabio Neo Amato

Depression is Complex

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Unexpected Symptoms of Unipolar and Bipolar Depression

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Sam Manns

Unipolar vs. Bipolar Depression: What's the Difference?

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Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression: Same Symptoms, Different Treatments

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Dysphoric Mania is Bipolar Depression With Bipolar Mania

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All People Seeking Treatment for Depression Should Be Screened for Bipolar Disorder

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We Can Prevent Bipolar Disorder by Treating Unipolar Correctly

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Joseph Gonzalez

Can Children Have Unipolar or Bipolar Depression?

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Andrik Langfield

Do I Have Unipolar or Bipolar Depression?

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Can Unipolar and Bipolar Depression Be Treated Naturally?

Julie A. Fast

Julie A. Fast


Julie A. Fast is the author of Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder, Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder, Get it Done When You’re Depressed, and The Health Cards. Julie won the Mental Health America Journalism Award for the best mental health column in the U.S. and was the recipient of the Eli Lily Reintegration award for her work in bipolar disorder advocacy. Julie is CEU certified and regularly trains health care professionals, including psychiatric residents, social workers, therapists, and general practitioners on bipolar disorder and mental health management skills. She was the original consultant for Claire Danes for the show "Homeland" and is on the mental health expert registry for People Magazine. She is a sought-after coach for parents and partners of people with bipolar disorder.