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Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, manic-depressive disorder, or manic depression, is a mental illness classified by psychiatry as a mood disorder. Individuals with bipolar disorder experience episodes of an elevated or agitated mood known as mania alternating with episodes of depression.
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- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
This guideline has been developed to advise on the treatment and management of psychosis and schizophrenia in adults. The recommendations have been developed by a team of healthcare professionals after consideration of the best available evidence.
by Franklin D. Jones, et al. - Borden Institute
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Depression is a common illness, and most who have it need treatment to get better. When a woman has a depressive disorder, it interferes with daily life, and causes pain for both the woman with the disorder and those who care about her.
- British Psychological Society
Sets out clear recommendations for healthcare staff (based on the best available evidence) on how to diagnose and manage adults with a chronic physical health problem who have depression, in order to significantly improve their treatment and care.