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Can bipolar people fluctuate their feelings for a person in a relationship?

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Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
They can: The symptoms of bipolar disorder include changes in interpersonal behaviors in the context of trends in the severity of the illness of the patient. When an individual is manic it is more likely that someone would be more solicitous of interaction with those around him or her. The enthusiasm that they display may be very high and even scary at times. They also can struggle with irritability.
Answered on Aug 14, 2013
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