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How I Have Learned to Control My Mania

I have bipolar disorder, and I have experienced many manic or hypomanic episodes. I cycle at least once a month, and events and moods can trigger mania. I have to be careful to not get too excited.

I used to flip to mania at every party, then crash into depression when I got home. The higher my mania escalates, the worst the depression is after the crash.

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Adult Mental Health

Pregnancy and Severe or Persistent Mental Illness

Do you know someone who suffers from a severe mental illness and desires to have a family? How do you feel about this? Is this you? Or someone you know? This dilemma has created a storm of controversy over the years and has even included a debate on whether or not women, who suffer from severe or untreated mental illnesses, should be on birth control. Many believe women should be free to make their...
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