I Have Bipolar Disorder Type Ii

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    Bipolar 2 - For Me Means Depressed And Angry

    I have been treated for depression for many years. Recently my psychiatrist's questioning brought up a realization for me that my moods swing from depressed/down to angry/up. He said that this was a symptom of bipolar II. I was surprised as I'd always thought bi-polar meant...
    marytee marytee
    46-50
    3 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    But I've Never Been Hypomanic For Four Or More Days...

    ... so perhaps the diagnosis is inexact. I do have a lot of mood swings, but I mostly stay in the depressive end of the pond. Things have gotten a lot better over the last couple of years with a new therapist and a new prescriber. I log my moods and anxiety levels every day to...
    LucidaConsort LucidaConsort
    31-35, T
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2011

    Bipolar Type 2

    I was diagnosed last year. It seems like it took forever for them to figure out what was wrong with me. The first time I was diagnosed with any thing was for depression when I was in Jr. High none of the meds ever worked so I haven't been on anything in quite some time. It's hard...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2008

    I hate it. Some days I just feel angry

    and almost suicidal. Other days I feel like I'm on cloud 9. And my meds, even with insurance, are so expensive!! I just wish I was normal and didn't have this monkey on my back
    Nikki351 Nikki351
    36-40, F
    Jun 26, 2014

    Yes I Do

    I am 23 years old, and I am struggling with Type II bipolar Disorder. I have been dealing with this since I was about 16 now. I have been on a bunch of different kinds of medication, and I have finally found the right medication that seems to be working well for me *At least for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 25, 2012

    Sometimes I feel so incredibly guilty

    for the way that I act. I understand everyone has their triggers, whether or not they have a mental/mood disorder. I'm doing everything in my power to recognize these triggers and not let them consume me when they come up. I've gotten a lot better. As much as I'm ashamed...
    AshleyFitness AshleyFitness
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 27, 2014
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