Bipolar disorder

Famous people who have Bipolar disorder

Vincent Van Gogh, is a famous painter who historians believe had Bipolar he had extreme highs and lows even cutting off his ear.
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Bipolar disorder affects

Bipolar disorder is characterized by periods of manic highs and depressive lows. Bipolar disorder can be dangerous to the person more than anything else the depressive lows tend to make people more susceptible to suicide. When in their high Bipolar people will be outgoing, social, and happy. Whenever people who are bipolar hit their lows they will be so depressed they feel like doing absolutely nothing.

What age group does Bipolar affect

Bipolar disorder affects all age groups, but the disease is more pronounced in adults as the swing is larger. Bipolar is more commonly diagnosed by adulthood.

Bipolar disorder causes

Bipolar disorder is caused by no real factor, but the disease can be traced through your lineage. Bipolar is caused biologically by the chemistry of the brain being different.

Bipolar treatments

No real treatments but some drugs are proven to reduce the swing of emotions. Bipolar can be helped with cognitive behavior therapy.
Bipolar disorder affects 5.7 million people a year in the US. That is 2.8% of the population of the US.