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How does Zoloft affect bipolar disorder?

2 weeks 1 day ago
Zoloft is a drug doctors sometimes use for the treatment of bipolar disorder, alongside others. Some side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. Learn more about Zoloft and bipolar here.

What are mania and hypomania?

2 weeks 4 days ago
Mania and hypomania are periods when a person feels unusually elated or energized. They are often symptoms of different types of bipolar disorder. In this article, we discuss the similarities and differences between mania and hypomania.

What counts as bipolar disorder?

2 weeks 4 days ago
To receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a person must have a manic episode, a depressive episode, or both. Specific types have specific diagnostic criteria. Learn more about bipolar diagnosis here.

Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms

1 month ago
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have some similarities, but there are key differences. Diagnosis and treatment options vary. Here, learn more about the two conditions and when to see a doctor.

Bipolar type definitions

1 month ago
There are five categories of bipolar disorder. Bipolar I and II occur most frequently, while other types are less common. Learn more about the classifications of bipolar disorder here.

How can bipolar disorder affect relationships?

1 month 1 week ago
Bipolar disorder causes alterations in mood, leading to depressive and manic or hypomanic episodes. These changes in mood can sometimes put stress on a relationship. Learn how best to navigate a relationship in which one partner has bipolar disorder.

What are the signs of bipolar in teens?

1 month 2 weeks ago
Bipolar disorder usually develops in a person’s late teens or early adult years. It may be more difficult to diagnose bipolar in teens because of normal mood changes during puberty. In this article, we look at the signs, causes, and treatment of bipolar in teens.

Is there a cure for bipolar disorder?

1 month 2 weeks ago
Bipolar disorder is a long-term mental health condition. Although there is currently no cure, there are many treatments available that can reduce symptoms. Learn more here.
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Bipolar is a mental disorder that is characterized by serious mood swings - alternating with highs (what clinicians call "mania") and lows (also known as depression). The periods of mania and depression vary from person to person and are often so extreme that they interfere with daily life. Fortunately, there are several options for treating bipolar disorder that can control the effects of an episode and help someone with the disorder live life as normally as possible.
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