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I Wonder Why Everyone Is "Bipolar" Today

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    Over Diagnosis...

    The problems with a diagnosis of bi-polar is that it is both inconclusive - meaning that no one can say for sure, and its indefensible - meaning that no one diagnosed with it can say, hey that's not me. could be sugar imbalance, stress, lack of sleep, some other condition...
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M 10 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Its a Serious Condition...

    its a serious condition that ruins life. its not mood swings, being tempermental, going through phases of being up and down. thats normal. thats life. bipolar is horrific, desperate sadness, then manic highs. not getting a bit low then feeling happy. its suicidal to manic...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    I Have Been For Years

    It is  no laughing matter either. I am under control if I take my meds, well mostly under control we will say.  I have a lot more problems than mood swings also, but the less you know the better probably.....
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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