Bipolar Disorder Linked to Early Death, Diseases, Stanford University Study

Published: Jul 18, 2013

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In a large new study, people with bipolar disorder were more likely than those without the mental illness to die from a number of causes, and to die almost a decade younger. An expert on the condition, which is best known for including extreme swings in mood and energy levels, said the new findings illustrate a poorly understood point about the physical effects of the disease.

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