Origin of bipolar
Examples from the Web for bipolar
Interestingly, the PLOS Medicine article noted, Otsuka makes the same claim for schizophrenia as it does for bipolar disorder.
As in, we have no idea why this medication seems to help people with bipolar disorder.
A 33-year-old bipolar man walked into a store, lied about his mental health, and walked out with a deadly weapon.Stop Me Before I Buy a Gun Again, Begs Bipolar Man|Eleanor Clift|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the bipolar junkie will stop at nothing to be promoted to detective inspector in a bid to win back his wife and children.James McAvoy on ‘Filth,’ His Wild Bachelor Party, and BB Gun Fights with Jennifer Lawrence|Marlow Stern|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For mood disorders like depression and bipolar disorder, the hospitalization rate has jumped 80 percent since 1997.How American Hospitals Are Failing Mentally Ill Kids|Brandy Zadrozny|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bipolar field has a hypertonic pole or centre of concentration, and a hypotonic pole or centre of dilution.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
When two are used they are arranged on opposite sides of the armature, and form what is known as the bipolar machine.The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century.|Edward W. Byrn
The bipolar spot seems to be the dominant type, and the unipolar type a variant of it.Astronomy|David Todd
Everything in nature is bipolar, or has a positive and negative pole.Essays, Second Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
The design of Fig.10 has two poles in the field and two in the armature, and is what is known as the bipolar type.
"having two poles," from bi- + polar; 1810 with figurative sense of "of double aspect;" 1859 with reference to physiology. Psychiatric use in reference to what had been called manic-depressive psychosis is said to have begun 1957 with German psychiatrist Karl Leonhard. The term became popular early 1990s. Bipolar disorder was in DSM III (1980).