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What is Bipolar Disorder?

In 2019, The Mental Illness Policy Organization reported that nearly 2.3 million or 1 percent of Americans suffer from bipolar disorder. So, what is bipolar disorder? It is a mental disorder formerly called manic depression or manic-depressive disorder. Although bipolar disorder is incurable, the good news is that there is hope for managing the disease.…

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How to Approach Therapy with Your Loved One

Depression is incredibly common in the United States. It’s estimated that in any given year, 5 percent of adults 18 and over will suffer a major depressive episode. That’s roughly 44 million people. However, only 41 percent will seek professional help to deal with the problem. But how to approach therapy with your loved one?…