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Bipolar Disorder Resource Center
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes severe or unusual shifts in mood, energy level, thinking, and behavior. People with bipolar disorder experience episodes of mania where they have overly happy or extremely irritable moods and increases in energy. The Bipolar Disorders Resource Center from the American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry contains specific family friendly information on Bi-Polar Disorder. There is an About Section, Glossary of Symptoms, Frequently Asked Questions, Treatment Resources, Facts for Families Sheets by Diagnosis, Video Clips, Clinical Resources, Recommended Books, How to Get Help, Links to Support Groups, and Helpful APPS.