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I do not have bipolar disorder. I do have recurrent Major depression, severe. Why would my psychiatrist prescribe lithium and Geodon (ziprasidone)?

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology
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In brief: Mood disorder

Many argue that many cases of depression are a form of bipolar disease.
specially if your mood fluctuates. instead of going from extreme highs to lows, you go from lows without going into highs, so many treat depression as a form of bipolar disease. What drugs you go on depends on how high or low you go. I would have to know more about your case.

In brief: Mood disorder

Many argue that many cases of depression are a form of bipolar disease.
specially if your mood fluctuates. instead of going from extreme highs to lows, you go from lows without going into highs, so many treat depression as a form of bipolar disease. What drugs you go on depends on how high or low you go. I would have to know more about your case.
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