Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, is a disorder in which a person experiences recurrent attacks of mania and depression. Signs of mania include increased activity, inflated self-esteem and irritability. Signs of depression include sadness, loss of energy and trouble concentrating. Treatments for bipolar disorder include medication, counseling, psychotherapy, homoeopathy, biofeedback, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and acupuncture.