Bipolar disorder can be managed through a treatment plan and steps you can take on your own. Dr. Preeti Parikh reviews some of these coping tips like building a support group and adhering to treatment
This video features Preeti Parikh, MD. Dr. Parikh, a board-certified pediatrician affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, is HealthiNation's chief medical editor.
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