Bipolar Disorder Discussions

bamagirl00 Am I really "mentally disabled"? I'm having one of those days.... I'm feeling ashamed of my diagnosis. And wondering if I really am bipolar?
By bamagirl00 Latest Activity Yesterday at 10:27 pm Replies 31 Likes 5
I, Pistol When you, isn't you ... How do you know? Do you know? How do you manage your "unself"?
By I, PistolPA Latest Activity Yesterday at 10:03 pm Replies 62 Likes 5
jennabee0602 **MAY TRIGGER** Describe your psychotic break(s) I'm interested in others' experiences with psychotic breaks. Did your first one lead to diagnosis? Were you diagnosed before one…
By jennabee0602 Latest Activity Yesterday at 3:20 pm Replies 38 Likes 7
Principessa Decreased libido Does anyone have any tips on how to deal with the decreased sexual libido experienced as a side effect from…
By Principessa Latest Activity October 20 at 8:56 pm Replies 25 Likes 3
Principessa Gaining weight Does anyone have any tips on how to deal with the increased weight gain experienced as a side effect of…
By Principessa Latest Activity 1:46 am Replies 16 Likes 4
Luvles12 Birth control for depressive symptoms I'm thinking about getting on birth control to see if it helps my drastic mood fluctuation around my period. Has…
By Luvles12 Latest Activity October 20 at 9:48 am Replies 20
Principessa Finding the right Pdoc Does anyone have any tips on how to find the right pdoc in your area?
By Principessa Latest Activity October 5 at 1:49 am Replies 8
Anonymous Any books? Are there any books about bipolar?
By Anonymous Latest Activity October 23 at 6:18 pm Replies 30 Likes 4
cwebber1989 Introverted personalities? How many of you on here would identify themselves as having an introverted personality? I've always considered myself to be…
By cwebber1989 Latest Activity October 19 at 9:17 am Replies 77 Likes 13
John Bukowski Galt Dual Diagnosis: Bipolar Disorder & Substance Dependence (MAY TRIGGER) Does anyone else on here suffer from alcoholism and or chemical dependence in addition to their bipolar disorder or other…
By John Bukowski Galt Latest Activity October 19 at 3:01 pm Replies 121 Likes 9
Nurses1 How many? How many of us adjust our own meds without talking to our pdoc's first? I'm guilty, I've done it and most…
By Nurses1 Latest Activity October 23 at 11:45 am Replies 128 Likes 6
torberson Lamictal withdrawals So i go to pdoc tomorrow. My last visit 2wks ago, he mentioned we may switch my lamictal at 500mg…
By torberson Latest Activity October 17 at 6:58 am Replies 27 Likes 3
hope of peace Music or creative things I have always as long as I could remember used music to help my moods and allow me to experience…
By hope of peace Latest Activity October 23 at 1:54 am Replies 55 Likes 16
John Bukowski Galt Volunteer Work Do any of you on here regularly do any volunteer work in your community? I just finished filling out an application…
By John Bukowski Galt Latest Activity October 23 at 1:48 am Replies 56 Likes 6
Fubbs Off Topic: Plans for the Weekend? Hey, what's everyone up to this weekend - or Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK? I finally finished emptying…
By Fubbs Latest Activity October 8 at 8:35 pm Replies 18 Likes 3