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What is the difference between someone who is bipolar/manic and psychotic?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Bipolar

Manic depression cycles thru manic and depressed episodes.
They can have psychotic episodes where thoughts become disorganized, illogical, such as delusion or hallucinations, and behavior irrational or bizarre.

In brief: Bipolar

Manic depression cycles thru manic and depressed episodes.
They can have psychotic episodes where thoughts become disorganized, illogical, such as delusion or hallucinations, and behavior irrational or bizarre.
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