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What Happens After a Bipolar Disorder and Depression Diagnosis?

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Doctor comforting an unhappy patient.
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Distressed patient troubled by diagnosis.
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Take in the diagnosis


Open book and laptop in a library.
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Learn about bipolar disorder and depression


Woman in a therapy session.
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Discuss treatment options


Woman writing on a notepad.
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Write down your questions


Mother comforting her daughter.
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Telling your family


Woman writing in a journal.
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Mood tracking


Woman using deep breathing techniques.
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Create a list of self-help strategies for manic episodes


Distressed man talking on the phone.
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Create a list of strategies for when you are in a depressive episode


Support group.
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Look for support groups


Man taking pills.
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Track your progress on medications


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Be patient


Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey

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Eileen Bailey is an award-winning author of six books on health and parenting topics and freelance writer specializing in health topics including ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer. Her wish is to provide readers with relevant and practical information on health conditions to help them make informed decisions regarding their health care.