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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have bipolar. i go to therapy once a week and am medicated. still i break down in violent tears randomly. why?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Bi polar: Your medication are most probably not optimized as yet.
Dr. Alan Cohen
Psychiatry 39 years experience
Bipolar: There are many different medications and combinations to try. If you are taking therapeutic doses( and have blood levels in range) , you should discuss alternative medications with your doctor. Some conditions are treatment refractory, meaning not responsive to the typical med regimen. Keep trying , you will find the right one.

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