Bipolar disorder is a mental health condition in which a person has extreme shifts in mood. Periods of high energy called manic episodes alternate with periods of depression. Someone with bipolar disorder may also have co-occurring disorders like a drug or alcohol addiction.

There are different types of bipolar disorder. The two most common are bipolar I disorder and bipolar II disorder.

Bipolar Disorder FAQs

Bipolar disorder can be difficult to cope with, but treatment can be helpful to improve a person’s quality of life. Find out more about this condition with the following bipolar disorder FAQs.