This World Bipolar Day - 30th March, Bupa is highlighting the concerns people are often faced with when they're first diagnosed and offers some advice for employers and employees.
Bipolar is a chronic mental illness which is generally characterised by mood swings that go from one extreme to another. Bipolar affects approximately 60 million people worldwide and a significant number of people successfully manage their condition while being employed. Pablo Vandenabeele Bupa's Clinical Director for Mental Health said: "For someone with bipolar to meet their true potential it's important to have good communication between an employee and their employer. ...
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