We Need To Talk About This Destructive Symptom Of Bipolar Disorder

According to Sexual Health Matters, hypersexuality is found among an estimated 25 to 80% of all bipolar patients experiencing mania. That’s not trivial or an insignificant number. There are approximately 5.7 million adult Americans (approximately 2.6% of the population age 18 and older in the U.S.), who live with bipolar disorder.

With that statistic, we can presume millions of people likely live with it. This symptom can be one of the most destructive and devastating. Yet many people don’t realize they have it or that it has a name. While the symptoms of bipolar disorder are highly characterized, there seems to be little discussion on this particular topic. Why is that?

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