World Bipolar Day (30th March) is a day designed to raise awareness and help us all learn more about a condition that affects around one in every 100 adults. As with many mental health conditions, sadly, bipolar disorder can often be misunderstood.
Stereotypes and myths can lead people to believe those with bipolar are completely erratic, wildly productive, or even have ‘split personality’.
It’s time to put these misconceptions to bed and educate ourselves on what it means to have bipolar disorder.
Doesn’t having bipolar mean you have a split personality?
The idea of having a ‘split personality’ largely comes from a condition that was once called ‘multiple personality...