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To qualify for disability benefits for bipolar disorder, your condition must be severe enough that either of the following are true, even with proper medication:
You can view the full SSA list for Mental Disorders here
If you do not meet the above criteria, you may still qualify with a medical history documenting at least two years of any chronic affective disorder, including Bipolar Disorder, you could be granted disability benefits, despite the support of medication, if the impairment or ailment has resulted in:
You would have to apply to know for certain.