Health Blog Video: Shedding Light on Bipolar Disorder

You’ll need less than 7 minutes to watch the informative video connected to this story posted by the Wall Street Journal. I hope you take this opportunity to learn more about Bipolar – Type 2

Health Blog Video: Shedding Light on Bipolar Disorder: Catherine Zeta-Jones’s disclosure that she has bipolar 2 disorder has a lot of people looking for information about the condition. As we’ve written, about half of bipolar patients have that iteration of the disease, characterized by periods of severe depression interrupted by briefer periods of hypomania, a milder form of the extreme mania experienced by bipolar 1 sufferers.
The WSJ’s Christina Tsuei recently talked to Igor Galynker, director of the Family Center for Bipolar Disorder at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, about the disorder. Galynker is also the author of “Talking to Families About Mental Illness.