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what is bipolar disorder ?

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Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience Psychiatry
EVALUATE: Bd is a biochemical/phisiologic illness, generally long- lasting, generally with recurrent serious depression and/or very energized, ill considered and sometimes psychotic behavior. The DX is made too casually these days, based on an episode of angry behavior and DX should be made ; confirmed with an expert. Treatment is generally manditory to manage.
Answered on Apr 13, 2016
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