Doctors aren’t sure what causes bipolar disorder but they speculate it has to do with chemical imbalances in the brain. Risk factors for bipolar disorder include genetics, heavy drug abuse and emotional trauma. In this video, Dr. Preeti Parikh discusses bipolar signs, as well as tips in diagnosing bipolar.
This video features Dr. Preeti Parikh. Preeti Parikh, MD, HealthiNation's chief medical editor, is a board-certified pediatrician with special interests in preventive medicine, advocacy, and patient education.
Reviewed 6/12-6/15, Mera Goodman
Video 1: What is bipolar disorder?
Hypomania – may last a few days, elevated mood; mild-low mood – less severe depression
Video 2: Bipolar Disorder: Causes and Diagnosis
Video 3: Bipolar Disorders: Treatments - Source 9
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