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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Mania is at the: Opposite end of the spectrum from depression. It is marked by extreme hyperactivity, e.g., not sleeping, being loud, maybe spending a lot of money or ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Control not cure: Mood stabilizers & antipsychotics.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes!: Depakene (valproic acid) and its derivative, divalproex, are oral drugs that are used for the treatment of convulsions, migraines and bipolar disorder ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Description, history: And excluding other conditions that might mimic mania--sometimes when it isn't suspected it is precipitated by antidepressant medication.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Can be really bad: In severe mania, people can be very agitated and impulsive -- getting themselves into big trouble sexually, financially, or with careers, school, rela ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Mania & managemt.: Mania a distinct period of abnormally & pesistently elevated, expansive/ irritable mood & abnormal increased goal direcrted activity/energy. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
If you have severe : mania, you may not be able to slow it down without the help of psychotropic medications. Manic depression is a severe physiological condition which re ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Momen El Nesr
38 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Especially, without maintenance treatment.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Lithium: As long as it is prescribed and closely monitored thru blood work every 3-6 months and it is containing the symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Mania: Complex but theoretically excess Dopamine in brain.

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