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Désordre bipolaire

What is bipolar disorder?
A person with bipolar disorder can go from feeling very, very high (mania) to feeling very, very low (depression). With proper treatment, you can control these mood swings. Bipolar disorder is also called manic-depression.
What are some of the symptoms?
  • Denial of having a mental health disorder
  • Extreme happiness
  • Extreme sadness
  • Unusual behavior
  • Irritation
  • Unable to concentrate
  • Risk-taking behavior
  • Nervousness
  • Drinking lots of alcohol
  • Trouble sleeping
How do you treat it?
If you think you have bipolar disorder, talk to your doctor and get a referral to a mental health professional. Treatment can include medication, counselling, support groups, and exercise. Only a mental health professional can tell if a person has bipolar disorder and properly treat it.

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