The bipolar cashcows. Release this 8 year Cygnet ‘Bipolar’ 4 million pound inpatient.

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In the USA  Prior to 1955, bipolar illness was a rare disorder. There were only 12,750 people  hospitalized with that disorder in 1955.

In addition,  there were only about 2,400 “first admissions” for bipolar illness yearly in the country’s mental hospitals.

Outcomes were relatively good too.

 Seventy-five percent or so of the first-admission patients would recover within 12 months.

Over the long-term, only about 15% of all first-admission patients would become chronically ill, and 70% to 85% of the patients would have good outcomes, which meant they worked and had active social lives.”

Today over 5.7 million US citizens have bipolar and are mostly unemployed, hospitalised and medicated for life.

https://www.madinamerica.com/2016/03/do-5-million-americans-really-have-bipolar-disorder/

And according to NHS Digital 2016, 2% of the UK population mainly children and under 25s screened positive for bipolar.

https://www.bipolaruk.org/news/bipolar-uk-welcomes-inclusion-of-bipolar-within-official-statistics

Yet there is no proven pathology and bipolar can be diagnosed on a few hyper episodes…

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