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Bipolar disorder (or manic depression) is a mental illness characterized by depression, mania, and severe mood swings. Treatment may incorporate mood stabilizer medications, antidepressants, and psychotherapy.

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    • Panic Attacks Panic attacks are sudden feelings of terror that strike without warning. These episodes can occur at any time, even during sleep....learn more »
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      Panic Attacks Article
      • Panic attack facts
      • What are panic attacks?
      • What are panic attack symptoms and signs in adults, teenagers, and children?
      • Are panic attacks serious?
      • What are causes and risk factors for panic attacks?
      • How is panic disorder diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for panic attacks? What medications treat panic attacks?
      • What are complications of untreated panic attacks?
      • What is the prognosis for panic disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent panic attacks?
    • Anxiety Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension and fear characterized by physical symptoms. Anxiety disorders are serious medical illnesses...learn more »
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      Anxiety Article
      • Generalized anxiety disorder facts
      • What is generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)?
      • What are the different types of anxiety?
      • How common is generalized anxiety disorder?
      • What are causes and risk factors for anxiety?
      • What are anxiety symptoms and signs?
      • How is generalized anxiety disorder diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for anxiety?
      • What are the side effects of anxiety medications?
      • What are complications of generalized anxiety disorder?
      • Is it possible to prevent anxiety?
      • What is the prognosis of generalized anxiety disorder?
      • Are there support groups for those with generalized anxiety disorder?
      • Where can people find additional information on generalized anxiety disorder?

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Terms related to Bipolar Disorder:

  • Depressive Episodes
  • Manic Depressive