Mixed Bipolar Disorder Directory
Bipolar disorder comes in a variety of types, but the primary symptom of the mental disorder is dramatic and unpredictable mood swings. Depression and euphoria, or mania, alternate, to one degree or another. But with mixed bipolar disorder, a person experiences both mania and depression simultaneously or in rapid sequence. The disorder is treatable with a combination of counseling and medication, such as mood stabilizers and antipsychotic prescription drugs. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about mixed bipolar disorder, how it is diagnosed, how it is treated, and much more.
Treating Bipolar Depression
Learn more from the experts at WebMD about current drug and nondrug treatment options for bipolar disorder.
What Is Mixed Bipolar Disorder?
WebMD explains the symptoms, treatments, and risks associated with mixed bipolar disorder.
The Diagnosis & Treatment of Depression
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of depression.
An Overview of Bipolar II Disorder
WebMD explains bipolar II disorder -- also known as manic depression. Plus, symptoms, treatments, and how bipolar II is different from other types of bipolar disorder.
What Does Bipolar Mania Look and Feel Like?
How to recognize the symptoms of bipolar mania.
Find Balance With Bipolar Disorder
You can live well with bipolar disorder. Medication, therapy, and self-care go a long way.
Balancing Act: A Mother and Her Sons Cope with Bipolar Disorder
How one family learned to deal with bipolar disorder.
How Can I Help Someone Who Has Bipolar Disorder?
You can be a big support to a loved one with bipolar disorder, both in a crisis and in daily life. Learn the dos and the don’ts.