Posted by: dutchimport | November 15, 2007

Bipolar

Read this online today:

“A recent study showed that 40 percent of patients initially diagnosed with depression were actually suffering from bipolar disorder. Differentiating the two can be tricky because symptoms look pretty much identical: The thing to remember is that bipolar disorder instigates bouts of depression and mania. In fact, patients may assume the mania is part of their personality rather than signs of illness. Besides, who can remember “up” episodes when the depressive ones are so low?”

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