Bipolar disorderDiagnosis

If your GP thinks you may have bipolar disorder, they'll usually refer you to a psychiatrist, a doctor who specialises in mental health problems.

overview

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

symptoms

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

treatments_overview

Treatments for bipolar disorder include medicines and talking therapies.

Page last reviewed: 14/03/2019
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