Bipolar Affective Disorder · Medication

Antidepressants and bipolar?

A little bit of research will tell you that antidepressants aren’t recommended for bipolar disorder; a lot of psychs will avoid them altogether, while some support the research that says so long as there’s a mood stabiliser in the mix, you’ll be grand. But why exactly are they not recommended? After much research, it’s been… Continue reading Antidepressants and bipolar?

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Things I wish I was told before taking psych meds

Source: Buzzfeed What they are and why I’ve been prescribed them– it’s surprising and pretty scary the number of doctors who will flippantly say ‘do you want to try X’ or ‘I’m putting you on Y’ without telling you what it is or does. In hospital I’ve been written up for medications without being told I… Continue reading Things I wish I was told before taking psych meds