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What is bipolar disorder?and how can someone deal with a person who suffers from it?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
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Bipolar disorder manifests in extreme mood swings between depression and mania/hyperactivity.
Some folks are more hyper and some more depressed. The cycle can be very quick or span over days. A licensed mental health professional can diagnose and treat you. It's best to go to someone who has a lot of experience w/this. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health. Education helps.

In brief: You may know that

Bipolar disorder manifests in extreme mood swings between depression and mania/hyperactivity.
Some folks are more hyper and some more depressed. The cycle can be very quick or span over days. A licensed mental health professional can diagnose and treat you. It's best to go to someone who has a lot of experience w/this. Your family doc can refer you. Peace and good health. Education helps.
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