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19 Jul 2005

Bipolar
What is bipolar, in brief pls the symptoms, outcome and prognosis, is it hereditary, can it be treated, are these bipolar people dangerous at all?

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cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Check elsewhere, search this site, and you'll find descriptions of the basics of bipolar disorder ( also, you could check the archives of this forum, as we've discussed it so often). It can be successfully treated, and they're no more dangerous than the rest of us, and a lot less dangerous than some others !
Nadine, your gran probably had Bipolar which in those days was calleed Manic Depressive illness, and Lithium was a pretty good treatment.
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