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Researchers are studying how these factors may contribute to the development of bipolar disorder.

From: Bipolar Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on November 7, 2017

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on November 7, 2017

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