Were you looking for information about Bipolar Disorder? Bipolare is a common misspelling of bipolar disorder.
Unlike the normal ups and downs most people experience in their lifetime, bipolar disorder involves more severe symptoms. This long-term illness can lead to damaged relationships, poor job performance, and even suicide. Bipolar disorder is also known as manic-depressive illness, as it involves episodes of mania and depression. Between episodes, most people with bipolar disorder are free of symptoms, but as many as one-third of people have some residual symptoms.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this illness, click Bipolar Disorder. This article offers an in-depth look at some of the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder and also provides some general statistics on the condition. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)