1. The definition of bipolar disorder is a mental disorder marked by alternating periods of elation and depression.
2. Approximately 5.5 million people are affected by bipolar disorder.
3. Heightened sense of self-importance, exaggerated positive outlook, and significantly decreased need for sleep.
4. Treatment is used to manage bipolar disorder on a long-term basis.
5. They can get help by going to see a therapist or a doctor.
6. One resource I found useful was psychcentral.com