Can Bipolar Disorder Be Prevented?

Question: Can bipolar disorder be prevented?

Answer: At present there's no way to prevent bipolar disorder although this is certainly an active area of research.

I think there's also very active interest in can we pick the illness up early in its course.

Because even if we can't prevent it, typically the earlier someone gets into treatment the better we can do in managing their symptoms.

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