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Russ Federman, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., formerly with East Carolina University and the University of Virginia, specializes in bipolar disorder. He is the coauthor of Facing Bipolar.
Bipolar disorder would be easier to treat if it emerged in middle-age when lifestyle patterns are more conducive towards maintaining stability. But the onset of bipolar disorder typically occurs somewhere berween the mid-teens and the mid-twenties, which also happens to be a time of considerable turbulence and developmental change. "Bipolar You" addresses the challenges faced by young adults trying deal with the realites of living with this disorder.