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Research in England, reported by ScienceDaily, is suggesting that reward circuits in the brain are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorder, resulting in more risk-taking behavior by these individuals.  Such risk-taking can help people with bipolar disorder strive and compete toward life goals and dreams, and help explain why some people with this diagnosis are highly successful.  However, when the individual is manic, poor impulse control and judgment can result in unwise and dangerous behavior that can be disastrous.  To read this article in its entirety, click here.