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When it comes to treating bipolar disorder, it helps to give your doctor as much information as possible.


Why Is It So Hard to Get a Bipolar Diagnosis?

On average, it take 5 to 10 years to get a correct diagnosis of bipolar disorder. 

How Doctors Diagnose Bipolar Disorder

There’s no test for bipolar disorder, so your doctor will look for these symptoms.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

What Exactly Is Bipolar Disorder?

You’ve heard the term, but what are the specific traits of bipolar disorder?

Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse

Combining the two issues can make each one worse.

The Role of Sleep in Bipolar Disorder

Sleep issues can be both a cause and result of bipolar symptoms.

The Obesity and Bipolar Disorder Puzzle

Studies have found a link between bipolar disorder and obesity. What's the connection?

Treating Bipolar Disorder

The Bipolar Disorder Diaries

Bipolar Disorder: Be an Advocate for Yourself

Get first-person tips from a person living with bipolar disorder. 

Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder: A Doctor's POV

Hear directly from a doctor how he determines when a patient has bipolar disorder.

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