Are auditory hallucinations a part of bipolar disorder?

Yes, they can be. There is psychotic mania and psychotic depression so yes, AH can be part of a severe bipolar episode. That person should seek professional help or go to the ER if they are a danger to self or others. .

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I have a patient who is showing signs and symptoms of schizophrenia. Fhx of bipolar disorder in the family. Patient reports auditory hallucinations, along with criteria for conduct disorder. The schizophrenia happens to be followed by affect of schizoid p

Not sure. It sounds like you were presenting some kind of case, but your question got cut off. Please shorten and re-post it, because we can't see it otherwise. Read more...
Schizo. Although your question was cut off, sounds like u might be dealing with schizoaffective disorder versus bipolar disorder with psychotic symptoms, depending on whether the psychosis accompanies the mood symptoms. Read more...

What are the causes of hallucinations? I have both a/v hallucinations and bipolar disorder. The hallucinations are very disconcerting!

Hallucinations. Hallucinations are psychotic symptoms, and can happen in many different contexts. In bipolar disorder, they can happen when you're either depressed or manic. I see no mood stabilizing or antipsychotic medications in your list, but I do see the antidepressants amitriptylene and bupropion. If this is true, it may be the reason for your hallucinations. Please tell your psychiatrist asap! Read more...
Hallucinations. The cause for these false perceptions is not known. There are good medications to control these symptoms. Read more...

I'm wondering are delusions and hallucinations associated with bipolar disorder?

Delusions. Yes. Delusions and hallucinations means psychosis. And yes it often is.Let me reassure you, its a treatable illness and stability in right hands rather an easy job, provided you do your part and your md, his. Gain insight, more you will know, easy it becomes. This illness gives ample warnings of its arrival which you will ignore. Pay attention, and get hold of your md see, , how easy it is ! Read more...

Is prolonged anger with verbal abuse part of bipolar disorder?

It can be. and if the person is a male it probably means depression. Here is some information about the different way depression affects high control and high achieving individuals: http://www.black-bile.com/Depressionandsuicideinhighachievers.html. Read more...

I had a cva in the front part of my brain. It causes mood swings. Could it of caused bipolar disorder in me. I currently suffer depression.?

CVA? Usually can't make a psychiatric diagnoses before ruling out neurological problems, medical and substance abuse problems. In u case the reason for u symptoms is u cva. Read more...
Complex issue. Why a cva at your age? This sounds rather complex and difficult. Frontal lobe disorders are very complex and will affect mood and behavior and attention. You need a thorough medical evaluation and referral for specialist evaluation as deemed appropriate by your primary physician. There may be a complicated neurological cause for your condition. Read more...