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Bipolar

Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy (Part 1 of 2)

Today, I am publishing the first of a two-part interview with Dr. Amanda Itzkoff, MD, about bipolar disorder and pregnancy. I am often asked about this subject and, since I am not a doctor nor a woman, I decided it was a good idea to seek the knowledge of a trained medical professional.

How do you advise women when they ask about the possibility of passing bipolar disorder on to their children?

Bipolar disorder is heritable (passed on in genes) to some degree. But inheritance...
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