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Is bipolar disorder is caused by a nutritional deficiency that can be completely corrected by diet?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Bipolar: Biopsychosocial factors, not diet.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali commented
Psychiatry 33 years experience
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Biopsychosocial implies Biological factors such as genetics, Psychological factors such as self concept/self esteem/self image, & Social factors such as Stressors in predisposed individuals.
May 4, 2013

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