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What is bipolar disorder? - Helen M. Farrell


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The word bipolar means ‘two extremes.’ For the many millions experiencing bipolar disorder around the world, life is split between two different realities: elation and depression. So what causes this disorder? And can it be treated? Helen M. Farrell describes the root causes and treatments for bipolar disorder.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Helen M. Farrell
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Owen Gent, Hugh Cowling
  • Producer Owen Gent, Hugh Cowling
  • Editor Owen Gent, Hugh Cowling
  • Designer Owen Gent, Hugh Cowling
  • Art Director Owen Gent, Hugh Cowling
  • Storyboard Artist Owen Gent
  • Illustrator Owen Gent
  • Animator Hugh Cowling, Dan Blore
  • Sound Designer Hugh Cowling
  • Composer Hugh Cowling
  • Compositor Dan Blore
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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