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.
The Diagnosis & Treatment of Depression
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of depression.
What Is Mixed Bipolar Disorder?
WebMD explains the symptoms, treatments, and risks associated with mixed bipolar disorder.
Types of Bipolar Disorder
A look at the different types of bipolar disorder, including bipolar I, bipolar II, cyclothymic disorder, mixed bipolar, and rapid cycling.
Understanding Bipolar Disorder
The public's understanding of bipolar disorder is often flawed, especially when it hits celebrities.
Bipolar Disorder: Handling the Holidays
With bipolar disorder, the holidays can be difficult. Find help and advice for managing bipolar disorder during the holiday season and avoiding bipolar symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and mania.
Mental Illness and Substance Abuse
Mental health problems are frequently complicated by substance abuse, putting patients in need of special care.
Balancing Bipolar Disorder
Better treatments, earlier diagnosis, and increased awareness make living with bipolar disorder easier. Plus, questions to ask your doctor about bipolar disorder.