Life can be full of ups and downs, but for people with bipolar disorder, the ups and downs are often severe. Bipolar disorder causes extreme shifts in mood, sleep, energy and ability to function at home and at work. Although bipolar disorder can significantly impact productivity and performance, with access to effective treatment, people can do quite well.
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