Bipolar disorderLiving with

Although it's usually a long-term condition, effective treatments for bipolar disorder, combined with self-help techniques, can limit its impact on your everyday life.


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
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