A nice infographic laying out both fact and myths about bipolar disorder (aka "manic depression") a complex mood disorder that is diagnosed based on the experience of manic episodes that are frequently mischaracterized or misunderstood.
45 Truths People With Bipolar Disorder Wish Others Understood
I know it's difficult for me to stay on one topic instead of ten during a discussion. Instead of getting angry with me, just remind me what the topic was we were discussing. My brain does NOT process thoughts like yours
I have type 2 bipolar disorder. Taking pills is never easy. When I struggle to take them, I remind myself what I used to be like, and if it was diabetes or something wrong with my heart, I would take meds without a second thought.
About million adults in the U. live with bipolar disorder, but the illness is often misunderstood -- and people living with bipolar disorder often face a stigma. We teamed up with the International Bipolar Foundation ask people to share one thing th