AccessAbility Services Bipolar Disorder Fact Sheet
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Bipolar Disorder is characterised by extreme moods that a person experiences over varying periods of time. One mood state is known as mania in which the person is extremely excited, elated and energetic and the other is known as depression in which a person experiences profound unhappiness. People can often experience variances between these two mood states.
|Adapted from: NIMH - Information about Bipolar|
|Adapted from: VeryWell - Biploar Disorder|
The cause of Bipolar Disorder is unknown. Contributing factors may include genetics, imbalance in brain chemicals, or stress.