Bipolar disorder

Diagnosis To determine if you have bipolar disorder, your evaluation may include: Physical exam. Your doctor may do a physical exam and lab tests to identify any medical problems that could be causing your symptoms. Psychiatric assessment. Your doctor may refer you Read More …

Psychotherapy for Bipolar Disorder

Medically Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari, MD on September 23, 2020 IN THIS ARTICLE Special Problems in Bipolar Disorder Psychotherapy, or “talk” therapy, is an important part of treatment for bipolar disorder. During therapy, you can discuss feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that cause you Read More …

Bipolar Medication Guide

What you need to know about medications for bipolar disorder, including how to manage your meds and minimize side effects. The role of medication in bipolar disorder treatment If you have bipolar disorder, medication will likely be a part of your Read More …