Could cognitive impairment from bipolar disorder effect one's grades and overall intelligence?

Impact on function. Until one finds a way to relieve or reduce the symptoms of mental/emotional/behavioral disorders they do indeed have an impact on functioning in many areas of life. Often that is a necessary part of the dx. It's not likely that the innate intellectual capacity would be diminished, but the performance level definitely could. Find effective tx - a combo of cbt talk therapy and meds may be best.

Related Questions

Can cognitive impairment from bipolar disorder affect one's grades and overall intelligence?

It should not. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder with swings of depression and mania. It should not affect intelligence, but it can affect school performance. Many very bright people fail in school due to mood problems. For others, failure in school causes mood problems. These issues need to be addressed by psychologist/psychiatrist as appropriate. Read more...
Subtle question. In mania, people subjectively feel their performance is superior when actually it is not--it becomes degraded by distractability and flighty thinking. Yet underlying cognitive capacity remains intact. Mild mania (hypomania) provide boosts of energy that multiply the effect of intelligence even though, once again, the underlying capacity remains unchanged. Untreated bipolar reduces net performance. Read more...

Are there any permanent effects from smoking weed three times in your life? Cognitive impairment and bipolar disorder?

Very doubtful! Only smoking 3 times in a lifetime, unless the marijuana was laced with some other hard drug, there is almost no chance that it will lead to permanent "cognitive impairment or bipolar disorder." if that were the case, we would have millions more people with these conditions than we currently do. Millions. Get my point? Read more...