It seems like depression is more “socially acceptable” than bipolar disorder. Do you agree? Honestly, I tell people I’m depressed instead. I’m so ashamed of the bipolar label. I’ve heard people refer to people with bipolar disorder as “crazy, mean or psycho.” How did you accept the diagnosis? I’d love to hear responses. Here is one article that has helped me: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/mental-illness-not-your-fault_n_56e83525e4b065e2e3d75afa
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, ranging from periods of extremely “up” and energized(manic) to very sad, “down,” or hopeless (depressive). To share, ask questions, or find resources, post here.