There is no cure, but there is treatment for bipolar disorder that can make daily life more manageable. They include both medication for bipolar, and different forms of psychotherapy. The approach will vary from patient to patient and will likely change over time. In this video, Dr. Pretty Parikh explains how the treatment for bipolar disorder can be managed.
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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