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Bipolar Disorder Basics

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is characterized by bouts of major depression and periods of mania — euphoria, poor judgment and extreme risk-taking activity — in an often debilitating cycle. This guide from Child Mind Institute provides information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for bipolar disorder. Also available in Spanish.


https://childmind.org/guide/guide-to-bipolar-disorder/

 

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