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... a couple of times and really let him in, I was apparently perfectly normal, maybe experiencing some mild depression. I think a lot is still misunderstood about mood disorders, someone can have a mood disorder that barely affects normal functioning, but it is there. ... (6 replies)
... My first diagnosis was "Cyclomythia" a milder form of BP, but then when i was given Celexa anti depressant for depression i went completely manic and my diagnosis was changed to BP1, although i have also had a history of PPD after the birth of my children , which i understand now is part of the mood disorder family according to my pdoc Also i am diagnosed with PTS, the... (6 replies)
... bipolar disorder distinction. I meant to ask the doctor about that while we were talking, but I had SO many questions!! ... (13 replies)

... I have a nephew who I think may be BP. He has terrible mood swings. One day he seems normal, the next he is so hyped up he can't think straight. At first I thought it was drugs....but now I really think it's BP. ... (6 replies)
... hello, those sympmtoms that you re experienceing are just lifes daily stresses, everyone feels those things at certain times, certain circumstances, beleive me you would know if you were bipolar or not, trust me. the mania the mood swings are such a factor that you cant wonder if you are bipolar without experiencing the crazy that goes with it, you sound normal to me, you may... (6 replies)
... According to the DSM-IV to have a diagnosis of cylothymia you must have both periods of depression and hypomania lasting at least 2 yrs., experience periods of feeling normal lasting no longer than 2 mos. Also, Individual has experienced no major depression, manic or mixed episode during the first two years of symptoms. Given your history, what you are experiencing perhaps... (6 replies)
... Its not uncommon to be diagnosed with both as the one is a mood disorder and the other a personality disorder. ... (3 replies)
... ceptable behaviours. I recently went into my loft to retrieve stuff from my teenage yrs and school reports etc are very erratic and do act as a pointer towards a mood disorder. ... (11 replies)
... I have two daughters one has been diagnosed BP with ADD and the other more ADD with a mood disorder since it involves the mood centers of her brain. The one with Bipolar was cutting and had suicidal attempts as well as hypomania which allowed for the diagnosis of Bipolar. ... (7 replies)
... BP, on the other hand has more of a mood pattern from low to high with short periods of normalcy between, much as you have described in your post. ... (7 replies)
... Mood Disorder but I must say that they didn't seem to have as much going on as you seem to have going on with your son. ... (3 replies)
... taking a mood stabilizer. I'm on Lamictal, which I started November. ... (10 replies)
... I would speak to him AND his parents. I've never heard of someone being diagnosed with ANY disorder by a Nurse Practitioner. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks batmatic. I just want to get out of whatever has affected me, but I know that you are right when saying that once you have tragedy you just really do not become the person you were before. It just seems unfair to have these types of reactions, like I am broken. I have not had any debilitating phases, just things that were important to me before are now not so... (6 replies)
... I have a HUGE family history of BP, not sure what type of bp but my twin sis and father are diagnosed. I have in the past year went through highly stressful events, and with that being said have experienced some depression. I just put this as being normal due to the situation I experienced and have worked on my moods without medication. After visiting this site I am now... (6 replies)
Some questions
Mar 11, 2005
... Hi. I was also first diagnosed simply as depressed. And put on Prozac. I lost 20 lbs in three weeks, and was beyond manic, more like like euhphoric, I didnt need sleep or food or anything!! And what's better than fitting back into your size four jeans you thought you wouldnt wear again! :D My doctor was less enthused. So he put me on Zoloft, and I began rapid-cylcing. ... (10 replies)
... mania and without a mood stabilizer to keep it in check that, you'll go over the edge. ... (7 replies)
... nk they are related. They have many of the same symptoms, and from what my therapist told me, they have been misdiagnosed, one for the other. The BP causes the mood swings, and then the BPD makes them worse because of the symptoms it has associated with it. ... (4 replies)
Mood cycles
Dec 5, 2010
... smoke a cigarette I become extremely anxious and paranoid which lasts for about ten minutes and then goes away. I know that sounds weird, but I've been keeping a mood journal for months now and it seems to be true. Plus I've recently developed some sort of movement disorder. I've been to see a neurologist. ... (11 replies)
... Our older daughter has a significant ADD with mood disorder. Her psychiatrist started her on a mood stabilizer knowing that she was at risk for a med induced BP like her sister. ... (1 replies)


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