Back to the Basics

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The basics of bipolar disorder. Of course it is far more complicated than this list, but it is a start. It is widely known in the mental health industry that bipolar disorder is one of the most difficult diagnoses to make. People suffer for years before they get the true diagnosis, others can’t suffer anymore and end their pain. Once most are diagnosed it takes months, sometimes years as in my case, to find the right doctor and get on the right combination of medicines, IF YOU NEED THEM. It is a very frustrating and elusive creature that is hard to be tamed.

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2 thoughts on “Back to the Basics

  1. That’s a great description of bi polar disorder. Really demonstrates the challenge I’m sure a lot of people are forced to face. I don’t have bi polar depression but I spent a few days thinking I did. I wrote this post about the positive aspects, I’ll add the link if you’re interesting in checking it out.

    All the best!

  2. I have heard about the elusiveness of bipolar disorder. And then there are different types, right? Some people have frequent changes between manic and depressive, others are more subtle. It would be a very difficult path to navigate, as far as being diagnosed…

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