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Bipolar Disorder (manic depression)

Bipolar Disorder (manic depression)

People with manic depression or bipolar affective disorder have periods of depression and periods of feeling unusually “high” or elated. About 1% of the population is affected. The “highs” can get out of hand, and the manic person may behave in a reckless manner, sometimes to the point of financial ruin or getting in trouble with the law.

Excerpts from CMHA National web site – Bipolar Disorder

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