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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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Terms related to Bipolar Disorder:

  • Depressive Episodes
  • Manic Depressive