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...ecause even the average person feels bouts of anxiety at points in their life; it is biological, but there are certain ways one can learn to manage their anxiety and change the situations around them. This is an extremely important topic to me and I have met many people my age who are now my friends who have also grown up with bipolar parents and it has caused them a lot of damage. When I was at the height of this issue I deeply felt as though no one else was going through it, so whoever gets to read this paper, I want them to know that there are families going through this. People who have bipolar disorder seem very normal in public and then can have drastic mood changes in the privacy of their home where the children and spouse are present. It is necessary that people become aware of this issue and if they know anyone who deals with this, they know how to help.
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