Bipolar Disorder

About the Course:

This article is about bipolar disorder, it’s symptoms, mood states, causes, treatment, and other co-morbid disorders.


Melissa Spearing

About the Author:

A National Institute of Mental Health monograph

Written by Melissa Spearing of NIMH, a revision and update of an earlier version by Mary Lynn Hendrix.

Course Objectives:

  1. to describe the symptoms of bipolar disorder

  2. to understnad the various mood states associated with bipolar disorder

  3. to discuss causes of bipolar disorder

  4. to discuss treatment of bipolar disorder

  5. to discuss other illnesses that co-occur with bipolar disorder

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