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Bipolar or not
Oct 22, 2007
... how do you know if you are bipolar or not (3 replies)
Mood cycles
Dec 5, 2010
... i.e., events in my life, how much i've had to eat, etc.. For example, when I smoke a cigarette I become extremely anxious and paranoid which lasts for about ten minutes and then goes away. ... (11 replies)
... if I have never been normal in my life. As far as I can recall, I don't have normal periods betwwen the depression and the hypomania. I am Bipolar II. I was just diagnosed in August, and was hospitalized for one week in October. Now I am on Depakote 1,000 mg, Seroquel 100 mg, and Lexapro 10 mg. ... (3 replies)

... took you off effexor and put you on another antidepressant after deciding that you are most probably bipolar disorder. Often taking an antidepressant without a mood stabilizing medication in place will cause the bipolar individual to flip into a episode of mania. ... (14 replies)
... You can look at the post at the top of the page about symptoms primer, but ultimatly you have to be diagnosed by a Psychiatrist. ... (1 replies)
... How do you know when your thoughts are becoming more rational or whether it is the depression talking? ... (14 replies)
... I hope that your psych can find out what is wrong with you ... I will attempt to explain the whole "rational" thought process that breaks down when one is manic or hypomanic based on my experience. ... (14 replies)
... d even he finds it hard to describe to me what his mania is like. I guess there is a lot of shame in our behaviour, like "Oh my GOD, I was an absolute horror!" I know what my Dad is like from an outside perspective, but I know very little about HIS experience with his manic episodes. ... (14 replies)
... My family has a lot of history of depression and suicide attempts, addictions and I am quite sure of undiagnosed bipolar with a least my grandmother. Both of my sisters have also battled anorexia and OCD. ... (14 replies)
... BC I think the advice you have gotten is solid. I do not think its the time to make any big changes in your life while depressed. I do think that even in marriages when their is no bipolar or other illnesses that there are times of contentment and times of doubt. ... (14 replies)
... Don't do anything until your depression and mania are settled down. You may not recogonize mania yet so just wait. ... (14 replies)
... depression for as long as I can remember and am married to a Bipolar husband. We have 2 kids and have been married 18 years. Unless there is something serious going on that you are not telling us yet.... ... (14 replies)
... I'm sorry to hear you're going through this. I know how frustrating it can be. When I first started college in 1999, I had many problems too. ... (10 replies)
... I am in a way embarrassed that others perceive that I'm ill but I don't. I must be making a fool of myself at times, but how can I stop something I don't feel I have? ... (5 replies)
Am I Bipolar
May 9, 2005
... I can certainly relate to you and your feelings. ... (3 replies)
... I have not been diagnoed with bipolar yet. My old family Dr. mentioned it several times but we never acted on it. I have a history of depression since as long as I can remember. Im 36 now. ... (3 replies)
... I am Bipolar 2 and was diagnosed 3 years ago. ... (6 replies)
How do you know
Nov 8, 2006
... My father was an alcoholic, Im almost 50 years old and his alcoholic behaviors are as clear today as there were back then. ... (3 replies)
How do you know?
Jun 21, 2005
... How do they decide if its one or the other? ... (6 replies)
... the red flag went up!! I urge you to go to a board certified psychiatrist to get a proper evaluation. ... (9 replies)

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