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Depression & Bipolar Center

Everyone feels down at times, but long-term or severe symptoms may indicate a mood disorder, such as major depression (or clinical depression). Dysthymia is a less severe form. Bipolar disorder (formerly manic depression) involves alternating episodes of depression and mania (manic episode). Postpartum depression occurs within a year of childbirth.

Balancing Bipolar
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The manic or depressive episodes associated with bipolar disorder can be triggered by stress, seasonal changes or medications. Use these tips to find balance:

 

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