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Author: Bipolar Moderator
Comprehensive information on bipolar disorder

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Bipolar disorder is a treatable illness and can affect a person's ability to experience a normal range of mood. It is marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy and behavior. It is not a character flaw or a sign of personal weakness.... May-27-11 14:50:34
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Author: Haimovfids

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Bipolar disorder is a serious disease that requires medical care. If you honestly suspect you are bipolar, then the only person qualified to determine this is a psychiatrist or psychopharmacologist. Symptoms tend to be harder to spot than reading... Nov-19-14 22:34:22
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Author: quesera99
About productivity and bipolar disorder

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Hi, I have bipolar disorder, and was diagnosed 14 years ago. I am currently working on project that focuses on regimenting behavior and increasing productivity despite the challenges we face (It took me all day to get to writing this post:)). I... Nov-19-14 19:04:34
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Author: WorkhorseDVM
New Bipolar 1 mixed and OCD QUESTIONS / concerns

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Wow, been on a roller coaster this week. Went to dark places last weekend, PDoc and her backup adjusted meds this week. Turns out I am rapid cycling? Feel fine, sometimes REALLY fine, but sobbing at the same time. But I also did something that has... Nov-14-14 20:56:53
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Author: QuietTime
Acceptance-bipolar with delusions

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Hi there. In reading your post I felt like I was reading about me. I too have had to be hospitalized in the mental hospital for my bipolar and delusions; hearing things that were not there. I am dual diagnosed; I am Bipolar 1 and Poly Substance... Nov-14-14 00:12:58
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Author: Mi5599
My 42 year old sister is in the hospital again ...Need advice!!

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Hi there. I too am Bipolar and have had to be admitted to the mental hospital a couple of years ago. I was hearing things also. It was not drug induced either. Being Bipolar is not easy. It can really mess you up. It's more than just mood... Nov-13-14 23:53:54
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Author: jjfrill2010

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Hi there. I am on Geodon too. I take 60 mg per day. The only side affect I have is I grind my teeth. It does make you a little nervous. However, the benefits far outweigh the side effects so it works for me. My doctor just increased my does from... Nov-13-14 23:45:52
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Author: grandmakris48
Saw my Psychiatrist today

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Well, Today I finally pinned down my Psychiatrist regarding my Psych Medications. He has been playing god and not listening to me telling him that I don't feel that I am on the right medications. I am dual diagnosed, and all he seems to... Nov-12-14 13:08:14
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Author: grandmakris48
Not doing so well right now

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I'm no angel, I also have a dual diagnosis, sobriety is a life choice, which you must commit to. Mental health wise, alcohol and illicit drugs combined with psych meds is only going to kill you before it cures you. You have to decide whats... Nov-03-14 22:37:30
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Author: sohumjoe
Going to see my wife tomorrow

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If she is off of any bipolar medicine and she seems to be showing signs of mania, she will never try to take responsibilty...you really need to get her some help because all she is going to do is crash and burn because her mania and depression... Oct-23-14 11:25:19
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