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Response to Denninmi (Reply #19)

Wed Aug 22, 2012, 08:38 PM

20. It can be, but nobody here can say for sure

I can tell you that bipolar disorder cycles usually last for months and it's like an emotional roller coaster ride. There is a type of rapid cycling that's possible, but I'm not sure how rapid "rapid" is. Mania is usually accompanied by intense energy, insomnia, and distorted thinking. Depression, well, most people know what that is, but in people with bipolar disorder it can become suicidally dangerous.

But it's not always cut and dried like that and you can have those messy mixed states. There can also be delusional thinking, racing thoughts, psychosis, paranoia and probably some other stuff I can't think of right now.

But, Denninmi, you really don't have a proper diagnosis yet and it may turn out to be something different. So take this all with caution.

I'm hitting the hay. Try to get some sleep, man, and let that overworked mind of yours rest.

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