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The Relationship Between Bipolar Disorder and Substance Use Disorder

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a mental health disorder characterized by dramatic shifts in mood, energy, and activity levels that affect a person’s ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. This mood disorder is faced by millions of Americans every year. Research estimates that 4.4% of the adult population will experience it at some point in their lives, …

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Anxiety, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder: What’s the Difference?

Mental health disorders come in many different forms, and each individual’s unique circumstances need to be handled with their own nuance and care. However, many symptoms of mental health disorders can masquerade as other diagnoses, making it difficult to uncover the most pertinent approach for recovery. Knowing the difference between anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder …

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Are Eating Disorders and Bipolar Disorders Linked?

Bipolar disorder has been linked to many substance abuse cases, but recent studies have shown that substance abuse is not the only common co-occurring illness. Some individuals with bipolar disorder also have some form of eating disorder they are struggling with. The most frequent co-occurring disorder appears to be what is known as binge-eating disorder, …

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