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rapid delusion and hallucination seizures in bipolar disorder

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
47 years experience Addiction Medicine
Delusions: Yes. Delusions and hallucinations means psychosis. And yes it often is.Let me reassure you, its a treatable illness and stability in right hands rat ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Soto
26 years experience Psychiatry
No unless stopped: Anti seizure medication actually protects against seizures and does not cause seizures. However, if you suddenly stop the medication without taper and ... Read More
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Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
No.: Caffeine use definitely does not cause either seizures or bd, nor is there a link between seizures and bd. Although a number of anticonvulsants turn ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Possibly: Many with bipolar d/o also have seizure d/os and vice a versa, particulary partial-complex seizures also known as temporo-limbic epilepsy. Caffeine ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Keener
16 years experience Child Psychiatry
Bipolar Psychosis: Yes it can be common for the highs and lows of bipolar disorder to present with psychosis like delusions or hallucinations. They are usually "mood con ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
23 years experience Clinical Psychology
It is a symptom: Bipolar disorder has as one of the primary symptoms, grandiosity. An elevated sense of self-importance, but to the extreme levels. Some may believe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Wish we knew: Stress, disrupted sleep pattern, nutrition may contribute, but bottom line is some are more prone to rapid cycling. Mixed episodes are common. If you ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lusa Hung
Dr. Lusa Hung answered
16 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, they can be: There is psychotic mania and psychotic depression so yes, AH can be part of a severe bipolar episode. That person should seek professional help or go ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Hallucinations: Hallucinations are psychotic symptoms, and can happen in many different contexts. In bipolar disorder, they can happen when you're either depressed o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not sure: It sounds like you were presenting some kind of case, but your question got cut off. Please shorten and re-post it, because we can't see it otherwise ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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Technically, yes: Yes, specifically a "delusion of grandeur," meaning the false idea that you're vastly more special or amazing than is rational. Delusions can also be ... Read More
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