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Sep 29, 2007
... Hi...unfortunately there is no convincing your wife that something is wrong until she gets past the mania....after the mania there will be some depression that follows. The time that you can get her the help that she needs will be when she becomes a threat to herself or others. ... (2 replies)
... I hope the Abilify will help me, but my pdoc said that it may be likely that I have to go up to 5 mg. ... (15 replies)
... I can relate to what you said. I am depressed but antidepressant meds make me a little manic. What meds have helped you? ... (19 replies)

... I agree with FineandDandy in regard to not tinkering with your meds without the supervision of your psychiatrist. ... (7 replies)
... I was prescribed Risperdal as a major tranquilizer, to calm my mood, and after taking it for one day, I stayed up all night and painted my house. ... (19 replies)
... I believe that I have been misdiagnosed for years. I am positive that I am bipolar and have been trying to tell my doctors about it. I am sure most of you have gotten that look from your doctor when you tell them an idea and try to "self diagnose". ... (1 replies)
... Sure, but I don't know how much help I would be. ... (6 replies)
... I'm pretty sure there is a chapter in the bipolar book you bought that explains how the wrong meds can trigger mania in kids. That might be a good thing to photocopy and bring with you to the meeting. ... (14 replies)
... Yes, the weekends are slow here and I just wanted to hop on board and say hello to you. I am not Bipolar but have a 15 year old daughter who was recently diagnosed. ... (3 replies)
... I am not diagnosed bi polar although i do have GAD. the post was writen bassically to find out if my experience is similar to a symptom that a bi polar person may have. i have had other experience with feelings of mania and depression. ... (7 replies)
... a family could not wait and I began to research my current medications. ... (5 replies)
... bipolar disorders are triggered by trauma. She may have had symptoms for years but not enough to cause concern for anyone. ... (5 replies)
... I saw a TV ad recently that the average Bipolar takes 10 years to diagnose. That was true in my case, and I won't bore you with my war stories of which there are plentiful on this board and others. ... (2 replies)
... Thank you. I managed to get an appointment with the psych nurse on Tuesday instead of having to wait to see her again in December, so I'm hoping she can help me figure out something. ... (15 replies)
... So, here's a different perspective than I've seen posted. In regard to the alcohol, the point is not if you are an alcoholic or not, the point is that you are drinking at all. ... (4 replies)
... I was diagnosed with bipolar 2, 2 months ago. Sometimes I feel that I have to learn as much as possible and as quick as possible as I think that the sooner I get the information about bipolar the easier it will be. ... (3 replies)
... My last pdoc never treated my rapid cycling or mania. I spent 1.5 years rapid cycling and manic yet my pdoc did nothing about it even after I complained about how I was feeling. Why I put up with this behavior for 1. ... (14 replies)
... Hello again, everyone. Thanks for all your suggestions about how to deal with hypomanic irritability and racing thoughts. I tried several and they do seem to help. ... (6 replies)
... If there are two docs who feel that you have Bipolar the worst thing that you can be on is an antideptressant!!! That alone can trigger a manic episode and it is imperative that you perhaps have somebody drive you to the nearest ER to be evaluated. ... (17 replies)
... The more I read, the more I see how important good sleep is to us BPD folks. ... (14 replies)

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