Types of bipolar disorder
There are several types of bipolar disorder. Each type is identified by the cycle of mania and depression. The treatment that is best for you may differ depending on the type of bipolar disorder you have. Your doctor will examine this carefully to determine where your symptoms fit.
Comedian and polymath Stephen Fry, during research for his documentary 'The Secret Life of The Manic Depressive', found that the illness affects hundreds of thousands of people in the UK.