A member asked:

Bipolar2im workin w/my psychiatrist@emory,i need ssri that is least likely2cause mania it has2help w/depression tried prozac,zoloft,paxil (paroxetine) suggestions?

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Dr. Roxanne Lewis answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Recent research suggests that long term outcomes are better for Bipolar patients on mood stabilizers alone, rather than Anti-depressants and Mood stabilizers. SSRI's can cause manic symptoms to appear.

Answered Apr 11, 2015



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