May 8, 1993
Mark Richard Hilbun, accused of killing two people and injuring three others, has been diagnosed as a manic-depressive. However, it is unclear if his condition contributed to the series of assaults he allegedly committed. Psychiatrists say the illness is fairly common and highly treatable. In fact, many famous people from poet Robert Lowell to Sir Winston Churchill are believed to have suffered from the disorder. The Times asked Dr. Michael J.