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6 Celebrities With Bipolar Disorder

6 Celebrities With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a mental health condition characterized by extreme mood swings, including periods of mania and depression. It's estimated that around 2.8% of the adult population in the United States has bipolar disorder. While the condition can be challenging to live with, many successful ...

Treatment-resistant bipolar depression | NDT

Treatment-resistant bipolar depression | NDT

Introduction Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic mental illness that impacts 1–2% of the population worldwide.1 It causes high rates of functional impairment,2 poor quality of life, and has substantial economic effects.3 BD is characterized by episodes of depression and hypomania or mania, as well as subsyndromal symptoms that do ...

2-star General shares his battle with bipolar disorder, part 1 of 6

2-star General shares his battle with bipolar disorder, part 1 of 6

Gregg F. Martin, Major General, US Army (Retired)This is the first of a six-part series written by retired 2-star general Gregg Martin.I am a 65-year-old husband, father, grandfather, combat veteran and a proud, thankful bipolar survivor, thriver and warrior.A qualified Airborne-Ranger-Engineer and strategist, I commanded soldiers in combat, and served globally after my West Point ...

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