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Does bipolar get worse with age?

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Does bipolar illness becomes worst wtih age? Or does it remain stable as long as medicines and therapy are take and done, respectively?


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replied January 26th, 2007
Bipolar Disorder Answer A2201
Bipolar disorder is a severe psychotic disorder during which manic and depressive episodes repeat alternately. Without treatment, a person with bipolar disorder can’t function properly at all. The prognosis for bipolar disorder is unpredictable. Spontaneous remission or worsening of the symptoms are both possible. Bipolar disorder is usually a life-long disease as is the treatment.
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