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What happens if bipolar disorder is untreated for a long time?
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: It gets worse
The mood swings r more severe, relationships & careers r damaged the pt becomes more discouraged & more at risk 4 self harm.

In brief: It gets worse
The mood swings r more severe, relationships & careers r damaged the pt becomes more discouraged & more at risk 4 self harm.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
In brief: Depends
It depends on the severity of the bipolar illness but often times there is a significant and clinical worsening of one's symptoms that can affect work as well as personal life.
So it would be a good idea not to go off treatment for this. Not treating bipolar usually has negative consequences for the patient and loved ones involved.

In brief: Depends
It depends on the severity of the bipolar illness but often times there is a significant and clinical worsening of one's symptoms that can affect work as well as personal life.
So it would be a good idea not to go off treatment for this. Not treating bipolar usually has negative consequences for the patient and loved ones involved.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
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