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2 Introduction Bipolar disorder, known initially as mental retardation, is a mood swing disorder characterized by periods of depression followed by periods of extremely high arousal that can last days, weeks, or months. As a result, this is a dangerous sickness that necessitates careful attention and treatment. The cultural and legal perspectives of mental illnesses are addressed in this paper. Cultural viewpoint holds that Bipolar illness patients perceive symptoms within a framework based on their cultural ideas, values, and conventions. On the other hand, the legal perspective holds that if you do have bipolar disorder, you may face legal concerns such as workplace discrimination, treatment consent issues, and legal issues. Article 1 The author of this article points out that, Bipolar disorder is challenging to identify and treat. The patients perceive signs within a framework based on their cultural ideas, values, and traditions (Warren, 2007). Culture is complex, but personal biopsychosocial phenomena give an

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