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... My new pdoc has diagnosed me with BPII. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for most of my life but have never been diagnosed as Bipolar. Recently I started experiencing extreme anxiety and weekly panic attacks. I have taken SSRI"S in the past and they have helped me but seem to poop out. My new doc is convinced I had one manic episode many years ago on Prozac.... (0 replies)
... d is stabilizing, it is generally a depressed mood that I'm in. I am scared to go back up on this medication, and I am wondering if maybe I was misdiagnosed with bipolar II disorder. ... (2 replies)
... is stabilizing, it is generally a depressed mood that I'm in. I am scared to go back up on this medication, and I am wondering if maybe I was misdiagnosed with bipolar II disorder. ... (0 replies)

... Yes, your symptoms sound perfectly fit to bipolar disorder. Not only that, but the diagnosis of Bipolar 2 sounds very accurate as well. It sounds like your GP has done his fair share of psych studies. ... (7 replies)
... Within the course of my SSRI treatment, I experienced a heightened, euphoric state of mind. I experienced my first ever manic episode. ... (7 replies)
... isodes, in a mild form" I have never been hospitalized for behavior, that would endanger myself, or other, or done very damaging outrageous, behavior, typical of Bipolar I people. Like being a sex maniac, and ending up in Las Vegas, pennyless, etc. ... (2 replies)
... I've been diagnosed as a bipolar II upon further questioning of my new doctor. ... (6 replies)
... I've been diagnosed as a bipolar II upon further questioning of my new doctor. ... (6 replies)
... You can't become bipolar because of an SSRI, however. ... (3 replies)
... You probably have already had bipolar disorder that was not diagnosed to begin with. Many bipolars originally were diagnosed with depression, and were only put on AD's. ... (3 replies)
... Cymbalta causes me to be manic, but it's an SSNRI, and I've been bipolar for 23 years. If it was an SSRI induced bipolar it should have resolved itself when your pdoc took you off the SSRI meds. ... (3 replies)
... Anyone ever been diagnosed with this? I was put on a few different SSRI's in the last two years for anxiety and depression. and it caused me to become manic. I've never really had any manic episodes except when on the SSRIs. I have been slightly depressed in the past, but the Dr. said I have a sort of "ssri induced bipolar. Anyone have any information on this? (3 replies)
... It seems like rather recently doctors are getting concerned about anti-depressants triggering manic episodes. I'm bipolar II, and I was on anti-depressants for years. One day, though, I was in my psychiatrist's office and it was like he started panicking, claiming I was getting into a manic state. He then started yanking me off anti-depressants. Yet, another psychiatrist... (1 replies)
... depressants because of family history of Bipolar III? ... (1 replies)
... The issue with celexa though is that depending on your specific "brand" of bipolar, it can trigger mania and sometimes even depressive episodes. Or, as in my case, psychosis. Lithium is great... if you can take it. I have a good friend who's stuck on it, but it gave her thyroid disease. It's something that's one of those "well, if I do this, I'll get a life back, but at... (7 replies)
... I am BPII and mis diagnosed with depression initially, subsequently I was given Citrolopam which is an SSRI and this sent me through the roof, I was manic for days until another GP suggested Lithium and counselling including CBT which was my saving grace. ... (2 replies)
... ld combat the mania. That was my own thinking, and to a point I had things under control for a while. I know docs advise strongly against BP patients being on an SSRI but I was capable of fighting off bad manic episodes by avoiding triggers for a while. Well, now I am concerned. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your reply. Yes there is a lack of serotonin in the brain, there also seems to be excess dopamine in the brain too. The dopamine is what drives us, and the serotonin is the reward transmitter. What appears to be happening is that the excess dopamine causes us to strive more therefore achieve more, as in the case of Richard Branson, before we get the reward of... (16 replies)
... sed by a malfunction of the neuotransmitters. Certain meds SSRI's put the serotonin in the forefront of the brain allowing it to smooth out the highs and lows. Bipolar and depression are hereditary. That's all. ... (16 replies)
... I waited over two years for my first CBT session. Private psychiatry is expensive and public psychiatry takes forever. If you're worried, have your GP prescribe you some lithium in the interim. It's the most proven drug. Whatever you do, don't take SSRI's unless under the supervision of a psychiatrist. (4 replies)


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