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Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They are different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through from time to time. Bipolar disorder symptoms can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. But bipolar disorder can be treated, and people with this illness can lead full and productive lives.
Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Worsening air pollution linked to poor mental health

Study suggests link between environmental pollution and increase in psychiatric disorders

Study suggests link between environmental pollution and increase in psychiatric disorders

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

Environmental pollution linked with increased prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders

Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

Risk for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has distinct effects on the brain

Individual differences in pleasure are due to genetic variation, research suggests

Individual differences in pleasure are due to genetic variation, research suggests

New initiative launched to support development and application of psychology research

New initiative launched to support development and application of psychology research

Researchers seek to identify biomarkers that may predict suicide risk among women

Researchers seek to identify biomarkers that may predict suicide risk among women

Study identifies multiple regions in the genome linked to risk of re-experiencing PTSD

Study identifies multiple regions in the genome linked to risk of re-experiencing PTSD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Study analyzes the prevalence of antipsychotic use in youths with ADHD

Researchers decode factors that contribute to risk of developing motor neuron disease

Researchers decode factors that contribute to risk of developing motor neuron disease

International doctors uncover genes that contribute to five psychiatric disorders

International doctors uncover genes that contribute to five psychiatric disorders

Brain protein mutation from an autistic person alters behavior in mice

Brain protein mutation from an autistic person alters behavior in mice

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

Gene mutation in the brain of autism patients alters behaviors in mice

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

Employers urged to find new ways to address workers’ mental health

Employers urged to find new ways to address workers’ mental health

Hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies is based on insurance type

Hospitals' decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies is based on insurance type

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

International study aims to more accurately describe mental health disorders

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Psychiatric diagnoses deemed “scientifically meaningless” by experts

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Targeted treatment offers symptom relief for patients with psychosis

Brain injury found to be common among domestic violence survivors

Brain injury found to be common among domestic violence survivors