Researchers at the UCs Berkley and San Francisco, and the University of Miami, suggest in a paper in Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy that bipolar disorder is “related to a greater emphasis on reaching goals and also a problematic reactivity to reaching those highly desired goals.”
Johnson, S. Fulford, D. Carver, C. The Double-Edged Sword of Goal Engagement: Consequences of Goal Pursuit in Bipolar Disorder, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, published online May 21, 2012
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