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Kanye brings bipolar to the forefront

Gareth Parker
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Kim Kardashian says her husband Kanye West has bipolar, but what is it and how can it be treated.

“When someone has bipolar, they fluctuate these highs, which we call manic phases, and then depressive episodes,” clinical psychologist Dr Simon Kinsella told 6PR Breakfast.

“When people are manic they tend to be very happy but they can also become quite hostile and angry, they can get really grandiose too, so Kanye running for president perhaps is an example of that,” he added.

If you would like more information about bipolar or need help: 
Black Dog Institute
or call Lifeline 13 11 14

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Gareth Parker
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