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Epidemiology 

Epidemiology
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Epidemiology
Author(s):

Lakshmi N Yatham

and Gin S Malhi

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199562305.003.0003
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date: 23 October 2019

Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorder each affect approximately 1% of the population

Bipolar disorder affects males and females equally

Bipolar disorder emerges early in life, typically below the age of 20 years

Bipolar disorder is a chronic episodic illness and up to 15% of patients commit suicide....

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