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Treating Bipolar Disorder in Houston

Whether you realize it or not, you might know someone battling with a mental illness, because nearly one in five American adults are. One such mental illness is bipolar disorder, which can manifest itself as pretty extreme mood swings, ranging from euphoric or irritable to depressed. We discuss bipolar disorder and how it’s treated in […]

Whether you realize it or not, you might know someone battling with a mental illness, because nearly one in five American adults are.

One such mental illness is bipolar disorder, which can manifest itself as pretty extreme mood swings, ranging from euphoric or irritable to depressed.

We discuss bipolar disorder and how it’s treated in Houston with Dr. Asim Shah, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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