Year: 2003 Source: Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, v.15, no.2, (June 2003), p.81-84 SIEC No: 20040530

This brief historical overview of bipolar disorder addresses diagnosis, treatment, cost, creativity, suicide, & stigma through a review of the literature. This essay served as the introduction to the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists. (51 refs)