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what causes bipolar disorder?

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Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
18 years experience Psychiatry
Multifactorial: Bipolar disorder is a type of mood disorder. It's origin can be multifactorial, genetics plays a big role into it, so having a family member with bipolar disorder or other mood disorder puts you at a increase risk compared to the general population. Other things like biological factors such as history of drugs can presipitate bipolar like symptoms.
Answered on May 24, 2019
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