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Family Support for Bipolar Disorder: How You Can Help
The family environment is an important part of recovery for individuals with bipolar disorder. Even though it can be a frustrating illness, there are many tangible ways you can help your loved one. Encourage Treatment and Rehabilitation Medications and psychotherapy...
Evidence-Based Treatments for Bipolar Disorder
There are a variety of medications and therapies available to those suffering from bipolar disorder. Medications can help reduce symptoms and are recommended as the first-line treatment for bipolar disorder. People can also learn to manage their symptoms and improve...
Mood Stabilizers for Bipolar Disorder
Mood stabilizers are usually the first choice to treat bipolar disorder. Except for lithium, many of these medications are anticonvulsants. They’re usually used to treat seizures, but they also help control mood. Research has found that mood stabilizers are effective...
Bipolar Disorder Medication: What You Should Know
Medications are often the first line treatment option for people with bipolar disorder. Three types of medication are generally used, mood stabilizers, antipsychotic medication and antidepressants. In addition to medication, psychosocial treatments are often used to...
Antidepressants for Bipolar Disorder
Antidepressant medications are sometimes used to treat symptoms of depression in bipolar disorder. Individuals who are prescribed antidepressants are usually required to take a mood-stabilizing medication at the same time to reduce the risk of switching from...
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