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    Dealing With the Ups and Downs
    of Bipolar Disorder?

    Answer a few questions and find out:

    • If symptoms of bipolar disorder could be affecting you.
    • Information about treating and living with bipolar disorder.
    • Tips on managing your condition, if you've been diagnosed.

    Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on September 16, 2014


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