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What do Bipolar sufferers need?

What do Bipolar sufferers need?

Medications may include: Mood stabilizers. You’ll typically need mood-stabilizing medication to control manic or hypomanic episodes. Examples of mood stabilizers include lithium (Lithobid), valproic acid (Depakene), divalproex sodium (Depakote), carbamazepine (Tegretol, Equetro, others) and lamotrigine (Lamictal).

When did my daughter get diagnosed with bipolar?

Depression started in 10 th grade; “weird” happiness, grandiosity ( hypomania) in 12 th grade and then intense irritability. We both started researching what could be wrong and we both came up with possibly bipolar disorder. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder II, along with major depression and anxiety.

Can you control your daughter’s bipolar disorder?

It’s about her putting her life together and being a good mother to her children. You have a good deal of experience and support to offer here, but you cannot control your daughter’s life.

Can a person be unaware that they have bipolar disorder?

A person with bipolar disorder may be unaware they’re in the manic phase. After the episode is over, they may be shocked at their behaviour. But at the time, they may believe other people are being negative or unhelpful. Some people with bipolar disorder have more frequent and severe episodes than others.

How to deal with an adult daughter with depression?

There maybe issues with regard to working, school, uni and the fear about not being able to pay her rent etc, or if she is working what to tell her boss, but these points you can clear up for us, as it’s difficult to suggest other options until we know.

Depression started in 10 th grade; “weird” happiness, grandiosity ( hypomania) in 12 th grade and then intense irritability. We both started researching what could be wrong and we both came up with possibly bipolar disorder. She was diagnosed with bipolar disorder II, along with major depression and anxiety.

What to do for an adolescent with bipolar disorder?

The bipolar adolescent typically receives psychiatric medication, psychotherapy, and encouragement towards lifestyle modification—at least to the extent that he or she is willing to go along with it.

Who is the author of love someone with bipolar disorder?

Julie A. Fast is the author of “Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder,” “Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder,” “Get it Done When You’re Depressed” and “The Health Cards Treatment System for Bipolar Disorder.” She is a columnist and blogger for BP Magazine and won the Mental Health America journalism award for the best mental health column in the US.

There maybe issues with regard to working, school, uni and the fear about not being able to pay her rent etc, or if she is working what to tell her boss, but these points you can clear up for us, as it’s difficult to suggest other options until we know.