Daily Archives: October 2, 2015

Is there a CONNECTION between Bipolar Disorder and ALcoholism

Bipolar disorder and alcoholism often occur together. Up to half the people who have bipolar disorder also struggle with alcoholism. Although the association between bipolar disorder and alcoholism isn’t clearly understood, these factors likely play a role: Inherited traits. Genetic … Continue reading

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BIPOLAR DISORDER CAUSES etc

Bipolar Disorder Causes The exact cause of bipolar disorder is unknown, but several factors may be involved, such as: Biological differences. People with bipolar disorder appear to have physical changes in their brains. The significance of these changes is still uncertain … Continue reading

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Antidepressants for Bipolar Disorder

According to DSM-IV diagnostic criteria, bipolar disorder (bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive disorder) is characterized by marked mood swings between mania (mood elevation) and depression. The essential feature of bipolar I disorder (BDI) is a clinical course that is defined by … Continue reading

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