If you want to read our in-depth research articles or
have our amazing magazine delivered to your home
each month, then you have to pay.
We set cookies so you can manage your account and navigate the site, and to remember your cookie preferences so that you don't keep getting this message. To accept cookies, just keep browsing, otherwise use the links on the right to adjust your cookie settings or find out more.
People suffering from bipolar disorder which causes manic episodes, including extreme highs and lows have low levels of omega-3 fatty acids, and this could be causing the problem.
People suffering from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are told there is no cure as the condition is inherited - but exciting news this week suggests that one third of all cases are caused by the environment, not genes, and so could be reversed
The age of your father when you were born may be a factor in determining whether you will suffer from bipolar disorder, or severe mood swings
Bipolar disorder is now the sixth leading disability in the world