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Bipolar Disorder and Alcoholism: Are They Related?

Is there a connection between bipolar disorder and alcoholism? Answer From Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. Bipolar disorder and alcoholism often occur together. Although the association between bipolar disorder and alcoholism isn't clearly understood, these factors likely play a role: Inherited traits. Genetic differences appear to affect brain chemistry linked to bipolar disorder. These same traits […]