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What Does Recovery Mean to You?

colorfully exuberantPeople often have a different idea of what “recovery” means in relation to bipolar disorder.

Some think of it as no longer needing to take medication or see a doctor or therapist. Others may think of it as regaining control of their lives with medication, therapy, lifestyle changes, and/or other approaches. Some people don’t view bipolar as an illness (they may even view it as a gift) and seek lifestyle changes as a way of accommodating their extreme highs and lows.

What does “recovery” mean to you?

What Does Recovery Mean to You?

 

 

APA Reference
Beat, B. (2011). What Does Recovery Mean to You?. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 18, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar/2011/07/bipolar-disorder-recovery-meaning/

 

Last updated: 31 Jul 2011
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 31 Jul 2011
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