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Three Symptoms May Predict Bipolar in Teens Whose Parents Have the Illness

Three Symptoms May Predict Bipolar Disorder in Teens Whose Parents Have the Illness - Paradigm Austin

Bipolar disorder, once known as “manic depressive”, is an illness that includes experiencing cycles of extreme highs (mania) and lows (depression). Bipolar disorder can be experienced by teens, adults, and even children. And there can be a genetic component, meaning that if one parent has the illness, their children are vulnerable to developing the illness