Sometimes one illness transitions into another. Such is the case for some people with psychotic depression who start out with a form of unipolar depression and ultimately struggle with bipolar Read more →
Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme mood swings, from positive and active to depressed and lethargic. When bipolar disorder affects a teenage girl it can wreak some Read more →
Oftentimes medical research provides information about what should be done to help someone. Sometimes it reveals what should not be done. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Read more →
Bipolar disorder is the name applied to a group of mood disorders that are characterized by different mood states: depressed phases or states, and manic phases. How these mood states appear, how often, how severe, and which ones (manic, depressed or “hypomanic” – a milder form of mania in which functioning is less impacted despite the presence of symptoms), all help your doctor make his or her diagnosis.