Bipolar Disorder (An Introduction)
This one-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive illness. It discusses what bipolar disorder is, describes its symptoms, and explains that it may run in families. It outlines its consequences if not treated, and identifies medicine and talk therapy as effective treatments. Adapted from the text of the MedlinePlus Health Introduction.
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