You only have to Google ''paul gascoigne depression bi polar'' and thousands of hits come up
. He has
been diagnosed with bi-polar in a US clinic.
With respect, you may well have experience of alcoholism but you don't come across as the most sympathetic of people.
(Don't use this often but in the case of such unsympathetic postings it seems appropriate.)
I could be diagnosed as bipolar in a US clinic, anyone could - as I stated it is the celebrity illness de jour.
They cannot possibly just have moods and behave badly can they?
Patronising in the extreme - you cannot comment until you have walked in my shoes and all that.