A Tale of Two: Investigating Bipolar Disorders

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The prefix “bi” indicates “two.” Think bicycle—two wheels. Or bifocals—two lenses. Or bifurcated–divided in two. The same applies when considering bipolar disorder. The word “bipolar” simply indicates two “poles” of experience—extreme highs and extreme lows. Bipolar disorder is distinct from other kinds of depression (like major depression or persistent depressive disorder). There is also more […]