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07 Sep 2007

WHAT DO I DO
MY 8 YEAROLD SON HAS ALWAYS HAD A INTROVERTED DEPRESSIVE NATURE FOR WHICH HE RECEIVED COUNSELLING AND MEDS. AFTER STARTING UNIVERSITY THEIR WAS A MARKED CHANGE IN HIS BEHAVIOUR. BECAME VERY EXTROVERT AND VOCAL- CONFRONTATIONAL. BY MID YEAR THIS YEAR HE ANNOUNDED THAT HE WAS DROPIING OUT.I TOOK HIM FOR A COUNSELLING SESSION AND HIS DOC DIAGNIOSED HIM AS BI POLAR - AND I AM SUPPOSED TO ATTEND A PARENT OF BI POLAR COUNSELLING SESSION NEXT WEEK.. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN - HOW DOES THIS AFFECT HIM AND THEFAMILY - HE HAS BECOME VERY ISOLATED FROM HIS SIBLINGS.WONT TALK ABOUT HISPLANS IN TERMS OF CAREER STUDIES ETC.
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

You are no ignoramus, and much has been learned about bipolar disorder in very recnt years. GO to the parents group, where they should be able to answer all your questions. Once Bipolar Disorder is recognized, a change in treatment, including mood stabilizing drugs, could make a useful improvement in his condition
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