Bipolar disorder in young people

Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation, Australia

Related to Anxiety, Depression

This fact sheet discusses bipolar disorder in young people, with information for parents and carers.

It includes information on:

  • ‘Normal feelings vs. bipolar disorder’
  • ‘What is bipolar disorder?’
  • ‘What is a manic episode?’
  • ‘What is a hypomanic episode?’
  • ‘What is a depressive epsiode?’
  • ‘Types of bipolar disorder’
  • ‘Families can provide vital support for young people with bipolar disorder’
  • ‘Getting help’

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