A 31-year-old male asked:
I am experiencing delusions and feeling depressed. i am diagnosed with bipolar type 1. i recently started saphris 10mg at night and cymbalta 30mg. what can i do other than medication to ease these problems while the medicine takes time to work?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Therapy, talk: Depression with psychoses poses a dangerous situation. The best protection against impulsive behavior is to connect with care givers and supportive friends/family daily.Your med visit should be 7-10 days since starting meds. Absolutely avoid alcohol and cannabis.
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Therapy...: While medication can certainly help, engaging in psych therapy can help you structure your environment and thinking patterns in such a way as to support you, minimize triggers, and better manage symptoms.
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Last updated Jan 19, 2019
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