Stress Can Trigger Bipolar Disorder

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Stress Can Trigger Bipolar Disorder

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones checked herselfِ into a mental health facility earlier thisِ month forِ treatment forِ bipolar II disorder, according toِ news reports.
Major life events canِ trigger mood episodes inِ people withِ theِ disorder evenِ if theyِ areِ otherwise doingِ well — meaning, theyِ areِ adhering toِ treatment, haveِ good psychosocial functioning andِ have a good support system, saidِ Dr.
David Solomon, a clinical associate professor ofِ psychiatry atِ Brown University andِ assistant director ofِ the Mood Disorders Program atِ Rhode Island Hospital.