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Do people with bipolar snap easier when they are upset with someone?
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: They can
First, mental illness is quite common affecting around a quarter to a third of the population.
Secondly, most folks with mental illnesses are not particularly violent. Next, it is true that a person with bipolar disorder may become irritable and volatile while their condition is not well controlled. Additionally, not all with that diagnosis actually have it. Finally, we should help those with it.

In brief: They can
First, mental illness is quite common affecting around a quarter to a third of the population.
Secondly, most folks with mental illnesses are not particularly violent. Next, it is true that a person with bipolar disorder may become irritable and volatile while their condition is not well controlled. Additionally, not all with that diagnosis actually have it. Finally, we should help those with it.
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Snappy Bipolar
Bipolar people in a manic phase who are non-compliant with their medications or are abusing alcohol or illicit substances can sometimes get irritable & snappy.

In brief: Snappy Bipolar
Bipolar people in a manic phase who are non-compliant with their medications or are abusing alcohol or illicit substances can sometimes get irritable & snappy.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: BipolR
If diagnosis already made, very likely.

In brief: BipolR
If diagnosis already made, very likely.
Dr. Alan Ali
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