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is guilt a symptom of bipolar disorder (manic depression)

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mania: I am not sure what your question is. However, if you are experiencing uncontrolled mania, it is very important for you to see your psychotropic medic ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Van norman
34 years experience Psychiatry
Many medications: Are effective. The first step is an accurate diagnosis. Next is to determine where you currently are in this phase of your condition, if you've got on ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar disorder Tx: Meds fall into classes of mood stabilizers (Lithium​/ anticonvulsants like valproic acid, divalproex or lamotrigine) & atypical antipsychotics (Qu ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That is not quite: How it works. A person with bipolar disorder has periods of markedly ^ energy, ^ impulsivity, elated or irritable mood as well as separate periods o ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, dr. Kardener made good points. I don't know if you have bipolar disorder. Your symptoms could be consistent with bipolar disorder but borderlin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Same thing: Manic depression is the old term 4 the same illness.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Bipolar is manic depression, both can be manic /depressed/or mixed.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
The decade's DSM: About a century ago it all began and much is the same, but for boundary lines. Few use the M-D term now but otherwise the differences are hard to lock ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
23 years experience Psychiatry
4 VERY mild Bipolar: Topomax (topiramate) is a very mild mood stabilizer, which for most people is not strong/effective enough to treat mania or depression itself, but it ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Good reasons: Here is a complete answer to your question: http://bipolar.About.Com/od/definingbipolardisorder/a/manic_depression_changes_names.Htm. Manic – depress ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Manic Depression is: An older term for bipolar disorder.

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