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How is manic-depressive disorder managed?

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Dr. Miroslava Fox
Clinical Psychology
7 doctors agree

In brief: See below

As was said before, medication to stabilize mood and psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy will help with sx awareness, work on treatment adherence, establishing daily routine, and self-care. Psychotherapy also will help with creating a "crisis card" things to do/people to contact when sx return.

In brief: See below

As was said before, medication to stabilize mood and psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy will help with sx awareness, work on treatment adherence, establishing daily routine, and self-care. Psychotherapy also will help with creating a "crisis card" things to do/people to contact when sx return.
Dr. Miroslava Fox
Dr. Miroslava Fox
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Agree with Dr. Fox

Optimum treatment for Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depressive Disorder) includes psychotropic medications, therapy (such CBT), regular adequate sleep, good nutrition, avoidance of alcohol, illicit drugs and abuse of prescription medications & support from family and loved ones.

In brief: Agree with Dr. Fox

Optimum treatment for Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depressive Disorder) includes psychotropic medications, therapy (such CBT), regular adequate sleep, good nutrition, avoidance of alcohol, illicit drugs and abuse of prescription medications & support from family and loved ones.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Manic depressive

Psychotherapy & medication management, depending on type.

In brief: Manic depressive

Psychotherapy & medication management, depending on type.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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