The number of cases increased significantly again after the description of Sybil by Schreiber . The change began after Thigpen and Cleckley  wrote The Three Faces of Eve and a film was made from the book.
When people feel this way, they need to see their doctor and/or therapist who can help.
If discussing this issue with children, it is important to reassure them that: Need more help?
When the family member’s illness is bipolar disorder, it often becomes a secret that nobody talks about.
All children need some explanation and support, geared to their age, to help them understand bipolar disorder.
Each parent and child’s “beginning conversation” about bipolar disorder will be different depending on the child’s age and ability to manage the information. This brochure will help prepare you (whether you are the well parent, the parent with bipolar disorder, a grandparent or another adult in the child’s life) to take the first step.
If you have already started talking to a child about bipolar disorder, this brochure will give you more information to keep the conversation going. It has been diagnosed with increasing frequency in North America [3,4]. Traditionally, multiple personality disorder (MPD)  has been considered rare; only 72 cases were reported between 18 .24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"nowadays, present - the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day" the dim days of King Ethelred, when the Danes anchored their warships in the Kennet, and started from Reading to ravage all the land of Wessex; and here Ethelred and his brother Alfred fought and defeated them, Ethelred doing the praying and Alfred the fighting. She was hospitalized in her early 20s and was treated with phenothiazines for about four years; she was subsequently hospitalized because of suicide attempts and "behaving strangely." She met the DSM-III-R criteria for schizophrenia. At age 17 she accidentally cut herself, noticed no pain and began cutting herself repeatedly.