Bipolar disorderTreatment

Treatment for bipolar disorder aims to reduce the severity and number of episodes of depression and mania to allow as normal a life as possible.


Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings.


The main symptoms of bipolar disorder are episodes of extreme highs and lows, which can last for several weeks.


Treatments for bipolar disorder include medicines and talking therapies.

Page last reviewed: 14/03/2019
Next review due: 14/03/2022