Bipolar Disorder

What is bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic depression)? How common is it? Can it be cured, treated or controlled?

Dick’s guest is Tina Willits. She has a masters degree in social work and currently manages senior living communities and home healthcare for seniors. Tina was diagnosed with bipolar disorder after manic episodes in her teens/early twenties. She has made two documentaries about her experience living with bipolar disorder.