'I believed that I was the archangel Gabriel' 

Rod was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1987. He describes how his symptoms got worse and led to his diagnosis, the treatments offered to him and how he copes today.

Bipolar disorder: Rod's story

Rod talks about being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, the treatments offered to him and how he copes with the condition.

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