Bridgewater, NJ (August 15, 2013) – Bipolar disorder, aka manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in moods.
According to the National Institution of Mental Health (NIMH) there are two categories to describe the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder:
|Symptoms of mania or a manic episode include:||Symptoms of depression or a depressive episode include:|
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