What Is Bipolar Disorder? The Symptoms, Types, Causes and Treatments You Need to Know About

Bipolar disorder — previously known as manic depressive disorder or manic depression — is a mental illness marked by dramatic shifts in mood, energy levels, and concentration. Though most people experience highs and lows every day, those living with bipolar disorder go through periods of extreme elation and energy (known as mania), as well as intense bouts of depression that …

How to Cope with Bipolar Disorder During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The global coronavirus pandemic is unlike anything we’ve experienced in our lifetime. Everything — from our daily routines, to our financial situation, to our mental health — is affected. But for those living with bipolar disorder, our current reality presents additional challenges. Here’s what you need to know about how to cope with bipolar disorder during the coronavirus outbreak. Bipolar …

Bebe Rexha Shares Her Personal Struggle With Bipolar Disorder, Offering Hope to Millions

Bebe Rexha, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who’s worked with Selena Gomez, Florida Georgia Line and Eminem, is the latest pop star to shine a light on bipolar disorder by sharing her struggles with it. Also known as manic depression, the mental illness is characterized by mood swings of varying degrees and can include symptoms like lethargy, sadness, euphoria or mania. In …