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Response to KT2000 (Reply #7)

Tue Mar 9, 2021, 08:09 PM

22. I'm wondering how old your friend is,

what the diagnosis is, and if this was sudden or if there were other symptoms of breaking with reality before.

I worked with a woman who seemed perfectly normal to me. I was surprised when she said she was bipolar. She said that, before she got meds to stabilize her, she had a couple episodes, but the one that got her hospitalized and on her meds was when she had the delusion that she could fly and climbed out a second story window to stand on a first floor porch roof for a flight takeoff. She was persuaded to come down.

I only knew her after she got on her meds and would never have guessed that she had a problem if she had not mentioned it. Incentive to stay on her meds was getting her son back. Her parents took custody of him until she demonstrated that it was safe to leave him in her care.

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