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'If you are looking to become well-educated on the bipolar disorder then you are in the right place! People with psychological disorders are often misunderstood by society at large. One of these disorders is Bipolar disorder, also known as Manic-Depression. Bipolar patients usually experience severe mood swings and disruptions which cause them to switch between mania or extreme happiness and depressive episodes, sometimes even to the point of suicidal instances. People who suffer from this mood disorder may seem crazy to “normal” people because their actions vary depending on their moods. An estimated 10 million Americans can be considered bipolar while around 2.4 percent of the global population is afflicted with this condition, experts say. Bipolar disorder is not a congenital condition, but often develops when a person is between 15 and 25 years old. Unlike in many psychiatric disorders, there are bigger chances of controlling and managing manic depression through psychotherapy and medication. With the help of their friends and family, bipolar patients can live normally and minimize their mood swing attacks. This book intends to help people with bipolar disorder understand their condition better and disprove the notion that theirs are hopeless cases. It should be clear to everyone that manic depression CAN be cured, and that treatment, recovery, and management of this disease can be carried out. This book is divided into six chapters, all of which will focus on different aspects of Bipolar disorder including its symptoms and main causes. Another chapter aims to clarify fact and fiction when it comes to this condition, while another chapter will focus on the different psychotherapy techniques and medications often prescribed to make manic depressive episodes more manageable. '