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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Although bipolar disorder is viewed as a long-term, often chronic condition, there are a variety of effective treatments available. People with bipolar disorder often seek out treatment according to...
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Manic Episode Symptoms

What is a manic episode? A manic episode is not a disorder in and of itself, but rather is diagnosed as a part of a condition called bipolar disorder....
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Cyclothymic Disorder Treatment

Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy There is no clear treatment of choice for cyclothymic disorder. Either psychotherapy or medication can be tried first, or in conjunction with...
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Mixed Episode Symptoms

A mixed episode (DSM-IV) is not a disorder itself, but rather is a description of a component of a specific type of bipolar disorder. A mixed episode is defined...
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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

The defining symptom of bipolar disorder (also known as “manic depression”) is the presence of severe mood swings — episodes between feeling great highs to feeling great lows, including...
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