What Causes Bipolar Disorder?

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"In this video I discuss the current overarching research about the etiology of bipolar disorder and the precipitants of episodes. In future videos I will cover other hypotheses & details on this matter which show up in the most current research (like 2012 & 2013 exclusively).


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Proudfoot, Judith, Justin Doran, Vijaya Manicavasagar, and Gordon Parker. ""The precipitants of manic/hypomanic episodes in the context of bipolar disorder: A review."" Journal of Affective Disorders 133 (2011): 381-387. Print."


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