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I have a 7 yr old who started Abilify (2mg) 5 months ago. Prior to the abilify he had intense rage when he...More
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15 year old son with bipolar
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Zoloft no longer effective
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Teenage depression - what is the right medication?
My 17 yr old son is diagnosed with having a mild to severe depression. It does run in my husband's family. My...More
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abusive 22 year old son w/bipolar
Our son lives with us, is on Depakote, and under a County program for couseling/meds. We live in...More
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bipolar in my daughter
she is 20 years old and I cannot stand her sometimes because of her mood swings, she has had this since she...More
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My nine year old, Ami, has been diagnosed with depression with psychotic features. On Wednesday I...More
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Many Bipolar Patients Face Other Conditions, Too
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help in middle school
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My 18 yr old son was just put on 1mg of risperidone daily...just trying to get feed back on this....need...More
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Bipolar Disorder Health Center article for you!
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Bipolar Disorder and Foods to Avoid
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Help with rights of mental patient
this might not be the right area but i really need help in knowing rights of the best health of my...More
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Teens and Bipolar Disorder
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Husband Depressed. Help please!
I think my husband is depressed. Hes not being himself. Hes not sleeping well and hes not eating much and...More
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Finding Help and Support for my 6 year old daughte...
My daughter Maci just turned 6. She has been diagnosed with ADHD, ODD, Tic Disorder and Bipolar. I am...More
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Mom with a 13 yr old daughter with bipolar disorde...
My daughter is a cutter and was diagnosed 15 months ago with bipolar disorder. Unbeknown to me, she tried to...More
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Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens - Topic Ove...
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Genetic Combinations May Play Role in Bipolar
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Help we are on Abify. and she has changed or we ne...
My 7 year old daughter has been on the meds Lamictal for a year we took her off and but her on Ablifiy...More
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my son was just diagnosed with bipolar
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Did you know that pets are good therapy?
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Adult son off meds
My 31 yr old son diagnosed with bipolar 11 stopped meds without my knowing, quit his job as an attorney, left...More
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When Your Child Is Afraid of the Doctor
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