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How can I use my bipolar medication to stay in a hypomanic state, and not go into a depressive one?

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Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not a good idea

While hypo mania includes increased self esteem and productivity, it may also lead to impulsivity and impaired judgement.
The goal is to prevent both depression and mania/hypo mania. For every up there is a down.

In brief: Not a good idea

While hypo mania includes increased self esteem and productivity, it may also lead to impulsivity and impaired judgement.
The goal is to prevent both depression and mania/hypo mania. For every up there is a down.
Dr. John Moranville
Dr. John Moranville
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Bipolar

Mood stabilizers tend to bring moods to euthymic state.
Antidepressants may be used when depression ensues, with caution in dozing, so as not to trigger mania.

In brief: Bipolar

Mood stabilizers tend to bring moods to euthymic state.
Antidepressants may be used when depression ensues, with caution in dozing, so as not to trigger mania.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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