A person with bipolar disorder

Bipolar Disorder Treatment

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

Explore Treatment

Woman taking pill with a glass of water
Everything You Should Know About Neurontin (Gabapentin)
Person sitting down holding a glass of water and pills.
Why Is it Sometimes Hard to Stick to Bipolar Disorder Treatment?
Doctors prepare a female patient for a maintenance dose of electroconvulsive therapy
Which Therapy Is Best for Severe Depression?
Nurse taking blood from patient in hospital
Serum Blood Level Test to Prevent Toxic Levels of Medication
Man talking with therapist in therapy
How to Prepare for Your First Psychiatrist Appointment
A doctor looking at a brain scan on an ipad
Surgery Can Be a Last Resort for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
young woman who appears very depressed
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) For Depression
woman doing a light therapy session
Light Therapy for Bipolar Disorder
Senior woman on couch looking out window, with dog
Can a Service Dog Be Useful for People With Bipolar Disorder?
electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)
What to Expect During Electroconvulsive Therapy
Young man smoking weed outside
Using Marijuana to Treat Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Woman pours pills into her palm
Tachyphylaxis: Causes, Types and Treatment
Pill in hand
Everything You Should Know About Saphris (Asenapine)
Female doctor prescribing mediation to senior patient in clinic office
Understanding Your Bipolar Treatment Plan
The hives skin rash.
Rash While Taking Lamictal Is a Rare but Serious Side Effect
Serious patient and doctor in office
Precautions You Should Take Before Taking Zoloft
Man examining prescription bottles
Everything You Need to Know About Trileptal Use in Bipolar Disorder
Young woman standing by window
Withdrawal Symptoms to Watch for If You Stop Taking Lamictal
feet of a person weighing themself on a scale
Why You May Not Have to Be Worried About Weight Gain With Lamictal
Close-Up Of Young Woman Sleeping On Bed At Home
The Potential Side Effects of Trazodone
Lithium Side Effects
What Are the Potential Side Effects of Lithium?
Does Lamictal (Lamotrigine) Cause or Treat Anxiety?
Woman holding white pills, close-up of hand
Duration of Medication Can Ensure No Side Effects in Bipolar Medication
Anxious woman
Valium to Manage Anxiety Disorders and Symptoms
Multicolored pills on a spoon
How Mood Stabilizers Are a Cornerstone of Bipolar Treatment
Young woman drinking water in the bedroom
Does Taking Lithium for Bipolar Disorder Cause Weight Gain?
pile of atypical antipsychotic pills
How Doctors Choose Between an Atypical and Typical Antipsychotic
Woman tapping fingers on chair, (Close-up)
All About Extrapyramidal Side Effects
Woman holding bottle of clomid pills in hand
What Are Typical Antipsychotics?
Urgent Side Effects to Look Out for If You Take Haloperidol
Lithium is a common prescription for mental health conditions
Lithium Prescriptions, Precautions, and Side Effects
Woman holding pill and water
Remeron's Use and Side Effects in Treating Depression
Doctor explaining prescription medication to patient in clinic
When Is the Right Time to Use a Tricyclic Antidepressant?
Woman dumping a pill into her hand
Learn About Oxazepam, an Often-Prescribed Anti-Anxiety Drug
Woman researching medicine on a cell phone
How Increased Norepinephrine Levels in the Brain Can Improve Energy
Pharmacist giving a woman a prescription of Ativan
Precautions You Should Know About If Your Doctor Prescribes Ativan
Doctor discussing prescription with senior patient
Antipsychotics Black Box Warning for Elderly With Dementia
Woman in bathrobe taking medication
What Is the Half-Life of a Medication?
Female depressed patient sitting on the bed in a hospital ward
Using Abilify For Bipolar Disorder
Doctor Writing a Prescription
Should You Take Symbyax for Your Bipolar Disorder?
Female doctor writing prescription
How Cogentin Can Treat Parkinsonism Symptoms
Cropped shot of a man chopping vegetables on a countertop.
How to Fight Your Weight Gain From Medication
Woman reading prescription bottle label at laptop
Should You Use Medications After Beyond-Use Dates?
Mental health professional prescribing medication
What You Should Know About Zyprexa
The Safety of St. John's Wort for Bipolar Disorder
Depressed woman
Side Effects and Controversy of Neurontin for Bipolar Disorder
Effexor pills, which are used to treat depression and other ailments.
How SNRIs, SSRIs, and SNDRIs Differ in Treating Depression
Hispanic woman reading medication
Side Effects to Watch Out for When Taking Tegretol
Woman with a headache
Why You Might Crave Sweets When You Take Nortriptyline
Woman in pyjamas, looking at refrigerator
Should You Discontinue Restoril If You Have Side Effects?
binge eating disorder treatment
Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine) Uses and Side Effects
Prozac capsule
How Prozac Is Used to Treat Bipolar Depression
Know the Risks Before You Take Wellbutrin for Bipolar Disorder
Pharmacist helping a customer.
Side Effects You Should Know If Taking Trileptal for Bipolar Disorder
doctor and patient
Side Effects of Thorazine for Bipolar Disorder
Woman looking at hair on a brush.
Can Bipolar Medication Cause Thinning Hair?
Mixed race man examining prescription bottles
Those Weird Ingredients You Might Find in Your Prescription Drugs
Woman holding contraceptive pills
Drug Interactions Between Oral Contraceptives and Bipolar Medications
Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft antidepressant tablets
What Are Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors?
Woman not feeling well with hand on head
Common and Serious Side Effects of Trilafon (Perphenazine)

Explore Treatment

More In Bipolar Disorder