Saturday, April 17, 2010

Spring Mania Cautions

At this season, when sunlight beckons, days get longer, and mania looms (for some), many bipolars decide to stop or reduce meds, or just forget to take them.

This is a recipe for disaster, e.g., a mania followed by an almost inevitable depression, higher drug doses, perhaps hospitalization, often further mood destabilization.

Be careful.
Give yourself time to heal.
See previous entry.

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