I Wonder Why Everyone Is "Bipolar" Today

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    There is this girl at my school,

    she is a good friend of mine since we were both 5 years old, but I think she has become bipolar or something, and I am worried, right before lunchtime (or vise versa) of almost every day of school, she becomes depressed all of a sudden, she never talks to any of her friends...
    Tagstar2000 Tagstar2000
    16-17, M
    Nov 8, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    9 Responses Mar 29, 2008
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