Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, which is characterized by up-and-down episodes of mania and depression, is an often misunderstood–and tricky to diagnose–mental illness.

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5 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a very complex mental illness, and can be challenging to identify and understand. Watch this video to learn about the subtle signs of bipolar 1 disorder.

10 Helpful Books About Bipolar Disorder

Reading about bipolar disorder can help. Here are 10 books for anyone interested in the topic.

What It's Like to Live With Bipolar Disorder—a Mental Health Condition No One Can See

Mackenzie Driscoll, 26, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 6 years ago. This is how she's learned to manage work, social situations, and daily life with an illness that's not just invisible but also carries a stigma.

8 Times Carrie Fisher Shattered the Stigma on Mental Illness

The actress and author, who suffered from bipolar disorder, was a passionate advocate for mental health.

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