Here are some common questions and issues to think about regarding a diagnosis of bipolar disorder:
1. How do I know that I have bipolar disorder?
Ideally, your doctor should be basing this diagnosis on a combination of interviews with you and others who know the course of your illness. Your doctor should be able to explain to you why they believe this is the appropriate diagnosis.
2. Is my life over?
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