Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, which is characterized by up-and-down episodes of mania and depression, is an often misunderstood–and tricky to diagnose–mental illness.

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5 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a very complex mental illness, and can be challenging to identify and understand. Watch this video to learn about the subtle signs of bipolar 1 disorder.

7 Women on What It’s Really Like to Live With Bipolar Disorder

"I suffer from grand delusions and an uninhibited quality that makes everything in life glitter with an indescribable sheen."

What It's Like to Live With Bipolar Disorder—a Mental Health Condition No One Can See

Mackenzie Driscoll, 26, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 6 years ago. This is how she's learned to manage work, social situations, and daily life with an illness that's not just invisible but also carries a stigma.

14 Famous People With Bipolar Disorder

Though it's relatively uncommon, bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that can affect anyone—here are a few celebrities who have been diagnosed in recent years.

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Demi Lovato’s New Campaign Aims to Change How We See Mental Illness

The pop star is promoting a photo series that documents the lives of real people with bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions.