Bipolar disorders are major mental illnesses whose causes are not yet known. They afflict about 2% of the population worldwide, with similar prevalence across various geographic regions. They cause major suffering and very large economical impact in these individuals, their families and their communities. There are treatments that can really help these individuals, but those are often not utilized. There is significant need for more education and more readily available information about these disorders for the public at large. BIPOLARDISORDERS.NET was created to fill this gap.
We strive to compile the most recent information related to bipolar disorders. We provide it on an easy-to-digest format so that it should appeal to a broad audience of individuals with interests related to mental health.
We will compile helpful information for patients with bipolar disorders, as well as their friends and loved ones. This information should help understand the main difficulties, obstacles and provide practical guidance on best strategies for their mental health and to seek help and stay engaged with friends, loved ones and support systems.
We will compile information on the causes, management and treatment of bipolar disorders and share selected articles on mental health as they become available.
BIPOLARDISORDERS.NET strives to provide accurate information on bipolar disorders and mental health. Nonetheless, some of what we discuss here may not have been through proper scientific peer-review. Individuals with bipolar disorders or other mental illnesses should always consult their physicians about any diagnostic or treatment issues. Practitioners should always use their clinical judgement and search the peer-reviewed scientific literature for guidance.
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