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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Bipolar treatment options include medication and therapy. These resources will help you understand the different methods used to treat manic depression.

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Bilateral Cingulotomy Surgery for OCD and Depression
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Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) For Depression
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Light Therapy for Bipolar Disorder
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Psychiatric Service Dogs for Bipolar Disorder
electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
What to Expect During Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
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Can Marijuana Help Your Bipolar Disorder?
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Saphris: Uses, Side Effects, and Dosage
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How Is Bipolar Disorder Treated?
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Rash and Inflammation While on Lamictal
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Precautions You Should Take Before Taking Zoloft
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Trileptal for Bipolar Disorder
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Lamictal Withdrawal Symptoms in Bipolar Disorder
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Does Lamictal Cause Weight Gain or Loss?
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The Dangers of Weight Loss Drugs Belviq and Qsymia
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Trazodone Potential Side Effects
Lithium Side Effects
Lithium Side Effects - Bipolar Medications
Lamictal
Lamictal Indications, Side Effects, and Precautions
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Therapeutic Drug Levels in Bipolar Disorder Treatment
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Valium to Manage Anxiety Disorders and Symptoms
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The Mood Stabilizers for Bipolar Disorder
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Relationship Between Lithium and Weight Gain
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What Are Atypical Antipsychotics?
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Extrapyramidal Side Effects From Medication
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Treating Psychosis With Typical Antipsychotics
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Haldol (Haloperidol) Possible Side Effects
Lithium is a common prescription for mental health conditions
Lithium as Treatment for Bipolar Disorder
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Remeron (Mirtazapine) Antidepressant Information
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Overview of Tricyclic Antidepressants
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Oxazepam Use, Side Effects, Cautions, and Withdrawal
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Norepinephrine's Role in Treating Mood Problems
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Taking the Benzodiazepine Ativan (Lorazepam)
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Antipsychotics Black Box Warning for Elderly Patients
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Overview of Your Medication's Half-Life
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Using Abilify for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder
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Symbyax Medication for Bipolar Disorder
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Cogentin (Benztropine) Uses for Bipolar Disorder
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6 Tips for Fighting Medication-Induced Weight Gain
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Beyond-Use and Expiration Date Differences
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Zyprexa (Olanzapine) Side Effects
The Safety of St. John's Wort for Bipolar Disorder
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Neurontin and Its Off-Label Use in Bipolar Disorder
Effexor pills, which are used to treat depression and other ailments.
How Reuptake Inhibitor Drugs Work in Different Ways
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Potential Side Effects and Risks of Tegretol
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Side Effects Linked With Nortriptyline
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Side Effects of Restoril for Insomnia
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Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) Uses and Side Effects
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How Prozac Is Used to Treat Bipolar Depression
Wellbutrin
Wellbutrin for Bipolar Disorder: Risks and Benefits
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Trileptal Side Effects in Bipolar Disorder
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Side Effects of Thorazine for Bipolar Disorder
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Hair Loss as a Bipolar Medication Side Effect
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Excipients or Inactive Ingredients in Medication
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Some Mood Stabilizers Can Interfere With Birth Control
Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft antidepressant tablets
SSRIs or Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
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Trilafon (Perphenazine) Side Effects
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Latuda (Generic Lurasidone) Drug Information
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Seroquel (Quetiapine) Side Effects
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Taking Lamictal While You're Pregnant
SSRI medication pills
SSRI Withdrawal Symptoms and Prevention
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Taking Nefazodone as an Antidepressant