Because of increased awareness and diagnosis, more people than ever before
have a basic understanding of bipolar disorder, the condition
formally known as manic depression.
Yet myths persist about this mental disorder that causes mood shifts from
depression to mania and affects a person's
energy and ability to function.
WebMD asked five bipolar disorder experts to help unravel what's myth and
what's fact. Read on for the eight common myths about bipolar they often hear
from patients and the...