A 40-year-old member asked:
what are the causes of death from bipolar depression?
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Psychiatry 27 years experience
Suicide is one : The risk of suicide is high in bipolar depression due to highly impulsive behaviors. Not to mention other results of self destructive behaviors. Drug use and so on.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Bipolar Disorder: The #1 cause of premature death in Bipolar Disorder is suicide. 1 study showed that people wi Bipolar D/O live (on average) 9 years
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017
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