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Bipolar Disorder

Sadness, impulsiveness, lethargy, racing thoughts, fatigue, grandiose thinking, self criticism, exhilaration, fatigue. These apparent opposites are actually all symptoms of the same mental health problem: Bipolar Disorder. The affliction, once called manic depression, affects 5.7 million American adults and recent studies suggest a similar prevalence among youth. Join us this Tuesday to learn more about the causes and treatment of Bipolar Disorder, and where to turn if it affects you or a loved one.

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Dr. Rif El-Mallakh
Dr. Rana J. Roberts

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