By: Kaitlin Glidewell
Symptoms Of Mania
This is a graph showing the ages people are most commonly diagnosed with Bipolar disorder. Teens are most commonly diagnosed. About 90% of people who have bipolar have a close relative with a mood disorder.
People who have mental illnesses like bipolar often turn to things like drugs or alcohol to calm them down when they're going through a maniac phase or they use drugs or alcohol to make them feel alive when going through times of depression. Many people with bipolar also have other mental disorders such as a social phobia or post traumatic stress disorder.
Bipolar affects many people. It affects men and women equally and some children are diagnosed with pediatric bipolar.
Depression stage symptoms
Ways to get help
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