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Reducing Your Risk of Bipolar Disorder

There are no guidelines for preventing bipolar disorder because the cause is unknown. Scientists are actively searching for a better understanding of bipolar disorder and ways to prevent it.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: Rimas Lukas, MD
  • Review Date: 09/2015 -
  • Update Date: 09/17/2014 -
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  • Bipolar disorder in adults. National Institute of Mental Health website. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder-in-adults/index.shtml. Updated 2012. Accessed September 4, 2013.

  • DSM-5. American Psychiatric Association website. Available at: http://www.psychiatry.org/dsm5. Accessed September 4, 2013.

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