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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Kim Kardashian Asks for 'Compassion' as She Addresses Kanye West's Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis

"Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand," she said.
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14 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Though it's relatively uncommon, bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that can affect anyone—here are a few celebrities who have been diagnosed in recent years.
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How One Woman With Bipolar Disorder Is Bringing People Together to Fight the Stigma of Mental Illness

"Too often, people hide their diagnosis for fear of being treated differently. I wanted to break down that stigma."