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I think I have manic depression. I don't know what to do?

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Dr. Momen El Nesr
Addiction Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Ask for help

Ask for help from your doctor or see a psychiatrist will be a good start.

In brief: Ask for help

Ask for help from your doctor or see a psychiatrist will be a good start.
Dr. Momen El Nesr
Dr. Momen El Nesr
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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree

In brief: See a psychiatrist

The sooner you get treatment the better. There is very good evidence that the more episodes you have, the more frequent the episodes become and the more severe the episodes become.

In brief: See a psychiatrist

The sooner you get treatment the better. There is very good evidence that the more episodes you have, the more frequent the episodes become and the more severe the episodes become.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It's important

not guess. Our mental health is a serious matter and warrants thorough evaluation.
Once evaluated by a psychiatrist or clinic psychologist - if you do have a mental disorder - a treatment plan can be developed. Take care.

In brief: It's important

not guess. Our mental health is a serious matter and warrants thorough evaluation.
Once evaluated by a psychiatrist or clinic psychologist - if you do have a mental disorder - a treatment plan can be developed. Take care.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Mood swings

Manic depression, now known as bipolar disorder, is characterized by swings of mood, often extreme, and these swings can happen slowly or quickly, even several times during a day, especially if left unmedicated.
Manic phases can even become psychotic. Get a full psychiatric evaluation, describing what bothers you and consider medication. Also ask for a referral to a reputable psychotherapist.

In brief: Mood swings

Manic depression, now known as bipolar disorder, is characterized by swings of mood, often extreme, and these swings can happen slowly or quickly, even several times during a day, especially if left unmedicated.
Manic phases can even become psychotic. Get a full psychiatric evaluation, describing what bothers you and consider medication. Also ask for a referral to a reputable psychotherapist.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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