Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a disorder in which a person experiences recurrent attacks of mania and depression. Signs of mania include increased activity, inflated self-esteem and irritability. Signs of depression include sadness, loss of energy and trouble concentrating. Treatments for bipolar disorder include medication, counseling, psychotherapy, homoeopathy, biofeedback, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and acupuncture.
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