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... im a 20 y old female and my mum who i don't live with any more has bipolar. i often feel like im the mum when im around her. she is so extreme sometimes. ... (19 replies)
... Needless To Say, I Had A Horrible Childhood, Ranging From Neglect To Abuse. As An Adult I Was Determined To Break The Mold. The Thought Of Being Like My Family Was Not An Option. I Was Known As The Stable One At Work. ... (34 replies)
... I haven't posted in a long time. I had been doing well, managing life somehow. But now I think I lost my mind. I don't know who to talk to. I am Bipolar, but I have always been able to manage my moods until lately. ... (4 replies)

... Oh, I should mention I am a woman in my mid 40's and have been on Cymbalta and Topiramate for a few years and have been stable since then. No major highs or lows. ... (8 replies)
... My advice is to keep your appointments with your doctors and never stop taking your meds. Also take care of your body! ... (5 replies)
Advice Please
Apr 28, 2010
... I can be of much help, but I did want to reply to this. I'm sorry to hear about your brother in law. I can sort of identify with him in a way. I was diagnosed as bipolar several years ago, but looking back, going through therapy, etc, I realized that the onset was probably around 16. I'm 39 now. ... (1 replies)
... house facililty for up to a month or more to help stabilize his meds and have a psychiatrist work with him. I'm assuming that this is legal in the state where you live. There is medication for depression and bipolar, which ever he is suffering from. Please take action immediately! ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for reading my message. ... (10 replies)
... iw is right. When I was in my early 20s, I was severely depressed and hospitalized 6 times within 3 years. ... (18 replies)
... I can relate to your feelings. I've been diagnosed with bipolar for 3 years yet I have not accepted it. I'm now working with a new tdoc to address the feelings I have regarding my diagnosis. ... (7 replies)
... I'm shocked, afraid, and disappointed. What really upsets me is that no one understands me. Well, my mom has bipolar. She understands me, but she's not a teenager. I told my best friend and she just doesn't get it. She told me that I'm crazy..O. ... (7 replies)
... To introduce myself to those of you who don't know me quite as well as some, I'm apparently Bipolar 2 with hallucinations and more downs than ups... at least that's what the professional team has me labelled as. ... (7 replies)
... hills when i read your last posts about the look in the eyes..i know all about that look, it used to scare the hell out of me because i knew what was going on in my sons head too. Thank god i havent seen that look in months. my son is 21 now and off all illegal drugs. ... (24 replies)
... This book will shed so much light on how to detect if your child is bipolar or ADHD, additionally it explains how devastating it can be for a bipolar child to be given drugs meant for ADHD children and how these can actually make the illness worse. It also teaches you how to select the proper doctor. ... (24 replies)
... One thing I have learned through this process is that no matter how much we love them and how much we do for them, eventually it has to be their call. ... (24 replies)
... d share my story to give them hope so they can see that even though it may take some time to figure out the proper balance of medications, lifestyle, food, love, etc. ... (24 replies)
... I was just recently diagnosed with Bipolar and I've been battleing ADD since I was 14. Well, I'm 25 now and I'm desperate for information too. I had my first real bout of manic depression this past Sunday evening and it was like I was in the pits of hell. ... (3 replies)
... The only thing I would add is that I would bring a written list of behaviors you have witnessed. I, too, am convinced that he is bipolar but pdocs are often wary of making that determination until they see more for themselves or have good historical data. ... (685 replies)
... No, but I actually think this one was good 'ol teenage rebellion. He had no problem going to the atdoc and being drug tested so my sense is that he did not use. That was my concern and I tried to explain to him that his cloak and dagger approach brings up suspicions automatically. ... (685 replies)
... WOW....have you landed in the right place where there are many of us who have been on that rollercoaster ride you are talking about. IT is amazing how many of the parents who come to this forum describe their experience with their Bipolar teens the same exact way. ... (4 replies)

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