Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Getting a Bipolar Diagnosis
Getting Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is characterized by alternating bouts of depression and periods of mania — euphoria, poor judgment and extreme risk-taking activity. Onset usually occurs in mid-to-late adolescence, though there are cases in children. Here are some of our most popular articles explaining what bipolar disorder is, and how to help.