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Bipolar life A visual guide

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elcome to Bipolar life, an exhibition to portray the extremes of living with bipolar disorder, from the manic highs often associated with artistic genius to the depths that lead to despair and even suicide.

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t is as if my life were magically run by two electric currents: joyous positive and despairing negative - which ever is running at the moment dominates my life, floods it. I am now flooded with despair, almost hysteria, as if I were smothering. As if a great muscular owl were sitting on my chest, its talons clenching & constricting my heart.

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Sylvia Plath

Suffered from Bipolar disorder.

Commited suicide February 11, 1963

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Boring,

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Tomorrow

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Yesterday

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Dark Pointless Lethargic Useless Slow Despair & Pain Page 16


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Euphoric

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Bipolar Personality

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Distorted

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Inspired

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Defeated

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Thank you for visiting Bipolar Life. We hope the images and words have conveyed to you some of the experiences of living with Bipolar disorder. For more information visit: www.bipolaruk.org.uk 72 egaP


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Bipolar Life  

A fictional University brief on the topic of imbalance. This booklet is to show what it's like living with Bipolar disorder.

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