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What medicines are there for treating violent mood swings that happen for no reason? And for rapid frustration?

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Dr. Joseph Weiner
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Great Question

First it's important to see a psychiatrist who can give you an accurate diagnosis for what is causing the mood swings.
Once that is done, a medication can be prescribed. Counseling may also help. In addition, it would be good to see a general medical doctor, because sometimes a medical condition, like an over-active thyroid gland, can cause mood swings. Hope this answer helps.

In brief: Great Question

First it's important to see a psychiatrist who can give you an accurate diagnosis for what is causing the mood swings.
Once that is done, a medication can be prescribed. Counseling may also help. In addition, it would be good to see a general medical doctor, because sometimes a medical condition, like an over-active thyroid gland, can cause mood swings. Hope this answer helps.
Dr. Joseph Weiner
Dr. Joseph Weiner
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mood swings

There are medications called "mood stabilizers" that help with this kind of problem. One example is depakote; another is lithium.
For optimal treatment you should be under the care of a psychiatrist. Living with such mood swings and frustration is very difficult both for you and those close to you. Best to get treatment.

In brief: Mood swings

There are medications called "mood stabilizers" that help with this kind of problem. One example is depakote; another is lithium.
For optimal treatment you should be under the care of a psychiatrist. Living with such mood swings and frustration is very difficult both for you and those close to you. Best to get treatment.
Dr. Colin Kerr
Dr. Colin Kerr
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