A mental health condition that people have become increasingly aware of and more familiar with is bipolar disorder. Once known as manic depression, this disorder is characterized by extreme mood shifts from depression to mania.

The National Institute of Mental Health reports 5.7 million American adults struggle with bipolar disorder in any given year, which is around 2.6 percent of the adult population.

Despite how prevalent bipolar disorder is, it is also misunderstood. Use search terms and key phrases below to find topics related to bipolar disorder.