Bipolar disorder is a treatable illness marked by extreme changes in mood,thought,energy and behavior . It is also known as manic depression because the person’s mood can alternate between the “poles” -mania (highs) and depression (lows).The change in mood can last for hours,days,weeks, or months.
What Bipolar IS NOT.
Bipolar disorder is not a character flaw or sign of personal weakness. It is not all in the mind,well,it is in our heads but in our brains.There is a big difference.