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Forest, MS
A 35-year-old female asked:

When u are manic depressed is it a bad idea to consume alcohol? i have a problem controlling my mood but alcohol l think makrs all moods go at once

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Dr. Kenneth Adler
Psychiatry 50 years experience
Very bad idea: Drinking is a very bad idea for people diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Alcohol is a depressant and will counteract the effect of medication used to treat bipolar disorder.
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