Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition that affects your moods, which can swing from 1 extreme to another. It used to be known as manic depression.
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.
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