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You Probably Don't Have Bipolar Disorder (Or One Of These 7 Other Conditions)

From huffingtonpost.com

Severe depression, extreme irritability, over-exuberance: possible symptoms of bipolar disorder. Dying your hair and then missing the old color? Not bipolar disorder. Which is why Kylie Jenner's tweet saying as much was met with understandable backlash.

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4 months
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NIMH · Mental Health Medications

From nih.gov

This guide describes the types of medications used to treat mental disorders, side effects of medications, directions for taking medications, and includes any FDA warnings.

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4 months
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Bipolar Family and Friends: Tips for Support and Help

From webmd.com

Bipolar Disorder: Tips for Family and Friends Do loved ones a favor: Help them stick with treatment for bipolar disorder. Ongoing treatment — both psychotherapy and medication — is essential to controlling the mood swings of bipolar disorder. How can family members help their loved one stick with treatment?

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10 months
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5 Celebrities who had Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)

From bipolardr.com

Bipolar disorder is the period between extremely high moods and low moods which involves the episodes of elevated temper or mania in exchange with depression. Some of the symptoms of bipolar disorder include high self esteem, delusions of grandeur, making it a suitable psychosis of celebrities, binge eating, drug use…

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3 months
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Bipolar Medication Guide

From helpguide.org

Medications and Drugs for Bipolar Disorder Treatment The role of medication in bipolar disorder treatment If you have bipolar disorder, medication will likely be the foundation of your treatment plan. Medication can bring mania and depression under control and prevent relapse once your mood has stabilized.

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4 months
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NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness - Mental Health Support, Education and Advocacy

From nami.org

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nations largest nonprofit, grassroots mental health education, advocacy and support organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, borderline personality disorder, panic disorder and other…

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4 months
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Prescription Drug Assistance

From nami.org

Information on government programs, non-profit organizations and pharmaceutical companies offering free or low-cost medication. Psychiatric medications do not cure mental illness. However, they can significantly improve symptoms and help promote recovery and wellness. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to maintain your wellness when faced with the ever-increasing cost of psychiatric…

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9 months

Lurasidone produces less daytime sleepiness than quetiapine XR : Clinical Psychiatry News

From clinicalpsychiatrynews.com

HOLLYWOOD, FLA. - Lurasidone resulted in significantly less daytime sleepiness and improved cognitive performance, compared with extended-release quetiapine in a long-term, double-blind, head-to-head comparative trial in patients with schizophrenia. The 6-month, double-blind study involved 207 patients on lurasidone (Latuda) flexibly dosed at 40-160 mg once daily in the evening and…

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10 months