Results of impact of bipolar


Impact on wellbeing

As well as affecting work lives and relationships, bipolar I disorder can also have a profound impact on the wellbeing of people with the condition.  

76% of participants reported a decrease in their own expectations of success in life because of their bipolar I disorder while 79% said it has had a negative impact on their physical health.2

People with bipolar I disorder whose OWN expectations in life have decreased

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while 79% said it has had a negative impact on their physical health.

People whose bipolar I disorder has had a negative impact on their health

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References

  1. National Institute of Mental Health. Bipolar Disorder 2009. Available at: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/bipolar-disorder/nimh-bipolar-adults.pdf. Accessed August 2012.
  2. IMPACT of Bipolar Study 2012 (data on file)
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