Tuesday, July 19, 2005

Bipolar disorder-stigma a major fear


This from an Irish publication - Bipolar Disorder knows no geographical boundaries.

Bipolar disorder-stigma a major fear: "The majority of people with bipolar disorder believe that the public are unaware of and do not understand the condition. As a result, as many as one in four do not tell family or friends they have it for fear of social stigma, the results of a major new survey have revealed."