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... LLC15- I didn't say that bipolar VI, mania only, was caused by anti-depressants. What I meant was that, I've never heard if it was possible or not to only have mania. Either it is very possible or your friend hasn't yet had a depressive episode yet, or she was put on medication after several instances of mania, before she ever had time to develop depression. I hope this is... (13 replies)
... depre from the beginning or just someone to talk to. I do believe that people have this, but could it be that people with a family history of bipolar who have slight down times really need medicated or docs being overly zealous to prescribe due to fear of lawsuits. ... (13 replies)
... No. When a person has bipolar III, they have symptoms of normal bipolar disorder for their whole life. ... (13 replies)

... I know that there's actually a bipolar V and VI, believe it or not. ... (2 replies)
... Went through the typical ssri's, made things worse.. plus it gave me :bouncing: legs, kinda like restless leg syndrome... the med now is Lamictal, and it makes crashing a lot softer, however.. I am still freakin depressed, i restarted ripping peoples heads off, becoming paranoid again and the welbutrin taken with it, doesn't seem to help anymore. Plus, I am having severe... (5 replies)
... Actually, if you have mixed states, you are classified as bipolar I. There is bipolar III, IV, V, and VI. ... (5 replies)
... it's "bipolar IV". There's actually six different types of bipolar disorder. ... (25 replies)
Bi-polar
Sep 24, 2004
... Then the larger the number the less nasty it is.. I still wonder what is in store for my future.. in the last 5 years, everything has basically gone down the wrong (hill or ) direction.. especially upstairs... For me, it is a bit more easier and less mind boogling to look at BPD #3, 4, 5, 6,..... as a variation of BP 2.. But I do not understand BP 6.. bi-polar is 2 and... (8 replies)
Bi-polar
Sep 22, 2004
... Note that these are not offical diagnoses, it's more of an abbreviation. "# Bipolar III is cyclothymia # Bipolar IV represents antidepressant-induced hypomania # Bipolar V is used to describe the situation in which the individual meets the diagnostic criteria for major depression and there is a family history of Bipolar Disorder, and # Bipolar VI is used for the unusual... (8 replies)
Am I Bipolar?
Feb 12, 2004
... le to sleep. I am irritable, but don't have increased energy or racing thoughts. Both episodes have been the result of antidepressants. To me, the diagnosis of bipolar NOS seems a bit of a leap and I'm not completely comfortable with it. ... (17 replies)
Am I Bipolar?
Feb 2, 2004
... That's the thing though, what I was describing to you was mania...there is also hypomania (a milder form of mania that i mentioned) and also, I listed to you all of the things that can be possible if one is manic--a person doesn't have to display every symptom. Plus, impulsivity, and "brutal honestly" (I like how you put that :)) all fall under disinhibition. In the mixed... (17 replies)
... line treatment for Bipolar disorder is lithium. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Harmony, I think your pdoc is just behaving the way most medical doctors do these days: he's hedging his bets and just doesn't want to make a definitive pronouncement!! I swear, theremust be a special course in med. school that teaches these young students how to answer questions in a way that won't allow them to be pinned down at some future date! :p Seriously,... (6 replies)




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