From Science Magazine: After studying over 1,100 individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder for 12 years, a University of Michigan research team has found that no one genetic change, chemical imbalance, or life event can be said to cause bipolar disorder. Rather, every patient’s experience with bipolar varies from that of others diagnosed with the condition.
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