This type of bipolar patient often appears outwardly normal

While those with high functioning bipolar disorder may be able to pass off as regular individuals, their mental health struggles do take a toll on them if not addressed and managed properly. — RANDY MAYS/The Washington Post

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health condition characterised by extreme shifts in mood, energy levels and behaviour.

Among the various types of bipolar disorder, high-functioning bipolar disorder is a subtype that often goes undetected or misunderstood due to its less extreme presentation.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Bipolar disorder , mental health


Next In Health

Worrying increase in syphilis cases
Infections in the urinary tract more common in women
Long Covid patients can benefit from online group rehab
Thyroid cancer: uncommon but mostly treatable
Brain implant can treat obsessive compulsive disorder
Time to get ready to fight Disease X
Soon, a blood test will be available to detect psychiatric disorders
Beware: Natural cosmetics are not always 100% natural
Is there a time limit to perform CPR?
Consult a cardiologist if you have these symptoms

Others Also Read