Children and Teens Bipolar Disorder Mood Disorders

Bipolar disorder (manic depression) is a brain disorder, a chemical deficiency in the brain. This disorder causes shifts in a person's mood state, energy level and performance ability. Suicide is a dangerous component of the bipolar puzzle. This illness is long-term but treatable. A combination of drugs and psychotherapy is widely prescribed and will return most patients to a productive life.

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