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Bipolar And Paranoia Symptoms
It can be: Lithium and Lamictal are great meds for Bipolar I. Renal function, and thyroid needs to be closely monitored if you are to stay on the Lithium. Use of atypical antipsychotics comes into play if things like paranoia interfere with quality of life. Sometimes meds need to be adjusted or changed as symptoms evolve over time. Sodium levels should be checked on occasion if you have confusion on Lamictal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Though depression is not required for diagnosis most people have both manic and depressive episodes and may have mixed episodes with features of both. Length of episodes vary, but are separated by "normal" periods of emotion and behavior. See my answers to similar ...Read more
I don' think autism: but bipolar is a possibilityGet a more detailed answer ›
I was diagnosed as bipolar, from monitoring my symptoms i've concluded I am type two. I still hear voices and see things. Can my paranoia be helped?
Need psychiatrist: Anyone who hallucinates in the context of a mood disorder by definition has bipolar type one disorder. It is also possible that you have schizoaffective disorder bipolar type. Reviewing your medications however you are only on an antidepressant. That is entirely inadequate treatment for your condition. You need at the very least an antipsychotic mood stabilizer and possibly an anticonvulsant or li. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to be diagnosed with PTSD, paranoia schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and anxiety at the same time? I am experiencing symptoms of all.
Multiple diagnoses: It is possible to see 10 different docs and describe the same symptoms and get 10 different diagnoses. But a mature experienced therapist, a trauma expert, would be able to sort through it all. This is critical because otherwise you could end up on too many different drugs and never get better. Many severe trauma experiences can result in symptoms that mimic the other dx, even including hallucina ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What medication should I take for hallucinations i.E. Seeing and hearing things, bipolar, paranoia and anxiety?
Antipsychotics: The class of medications is "neuroleptics." but you are also taking medications that may cause hallucinations. Also drugs, such as lsd, psilocybins, marijuana, mdma & angel dust can cause acute hallucinations or predispose to future hallucinations. These symptoms require the intervention of an expert such as a psychiatrist. Please consult one or ask your prescribing doctor for help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bipolar 1, anxiety, PTSD, but I also had awful paranoia for years. Where is this coming from? Taking pai test next week to try n find out
Can I develop bipolar disorder after being on almost all the antipsychotics for over four years. diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic. ?
See below: Some likely scenarios are that it was not possible to see the bipolar symptoms clearly at first but bipolar was the problem all along or that bipolar symptoms show up in addition to schizophrenia symptoms, which is called schizoaffective disorder, bipolar type. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My spouse has been diagnosed with bipolar and has had a paranoid delusion brought on by substance abuse and he's manifesting it on me. What am I to do?
My sis has been acting delusional and paranoid. She acts like she is on drugs, bipolar or schizo but is it possible she is going crazy from syphilis?
My daughter is showing signs of manic depression or bipolar I don't know what to do noboby wants to be around her she is so paranoid family are afraid?
How old is she?: Contact a mental health clinic & ask 4 an evaluation ASAP Let them know that you are fearful around her and that she needs to be seen on an urgent basis. If she is a minor, just get her 2 the appointment, they will help you with how to explain why you are having her seen. If she is an adult, talk 2 the clinic about options if she refuses 2 come for evaluation. Feel free 2 ask additional questions ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've got bpd. And bipolar 1, and ptsd, and body dysmorphic disorder. On lithium, but i'm a mess. Paranoid, i need help. Sexual abuse from 5-11 yrs ?
Therapy ; meds: Sounds like you need therapy with someone who works with bpd ; also someone following your meds with your background you likely have trust ; control issues. ; expect negative outcomes--need to try to keep these from getting in the way of your treatment helps to have friends and or family you trust who can give you ferdback. ...Read more
Any antipsychotics I can take w wellbutrin (bupropion)?Bipolar,ptsd,social phobia,agoraphobia.Wellbutrin's ONLY antidepressant 2 work.Panicky¶noid still tho.
Could be.: It is now becoming recognized that there is some cognitive dysfunction associated with bipolar disorder, manifested by deficits in working memory (the type of memory involved in holding a task in mind while you do something else) and executive functioning (planning, problem solving). Some research is showing benefit from nac (n-acetyl cysteine) 1000 mg twice a day, available over-the-counter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bipolar Disorder: is a mood disorder that can present with possible symptoms of mania, hypomania, depression, mixed state and normal state.Mania or hypomania: 1 may show aggression, agitation, v judgment & impulse control, distractability, rapid thoughts & speech, ^ libido, V sleep, spending sprees, high risk behaviors, elation, ^ physical activity or psychosis.When depressed 1 may have low mood, v energy level, ...Read more
Bipolar: Dr. Fowler described major depressive d/o for you. Bipolar d/o includes episodes of both depression and mania/hypomania. Mania means times of increased energy, less need for sleep, feeling of racing thoughts & speech, increased impulsive behavior, sometimes poor judgment, elated or euphoric mood which can progress to irritable; can become psychotic with delusions and hallucinations too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer