Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

$39M Awarded to Bipolar Disorder Research since 1987

Key Figures

5.7 million

Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans or about 2.6% of the U.S. population age 18 and older every year.*

60 million people

Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide.*

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One Mom Shares How Early Intervention in Bipolar Disorder Saved Her Daughter’s Life

Amy McClellan’s young daughter Emily had what seemed like normal tantrums in early childhood, but as they progressively worsened into bouts of manic, self-destructive behavior, it became obvious that something was wrong. That was the beginning of a family’s struggle with bipolar disorder that...

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