Quality of Life and Manic Depressive Disorder
Studies have shown that people with manic depressive disorder (bipolar disorder) may experience a poor quality of life, especially as it concerns their physical condition. This could be because those with bipolar disorder have a tendency to abuse addictive substances and alcohol. Their symptoms can also have an impact on daily life.
- Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder that is characterized by episodes of mania followed by depression.
- The symptoms of bipolar disorder can affect all aspects of life, including family, work, and social life.
- With treatment people with bipolar disorder can lead a normal life.