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    WebMD’s Bipolar Support Group

    Living with bipolar disorder? Share your tips on coping with heightened feelings of well-being and depression, as well as common medication and treatment options.

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    Treating Bipolar Depression

    Treatment for bipolar depression has come a long way from the days (not so long ago) when patients were given sedatives and medications with numerous side effects. Today, mood stabilizing drugs are a mainstay treatment for bipolar disorder.  Doctors may prescribe lithium, an antimanic drug, or an antipsychotic drug -- or a combination of both -- in order to alleviate symptoms of depression without triggering a manic episode. While depression episodes are far more common than manias and have a tremendous...

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    Depressed & Bipolar Kids: Family Support

    Does your child suffer from depression or bipolar disorder? If so, you both need support from family and friends. Join other parents and family members here to discuss treatments and challenges of raising a child who has depression or bipolar disorder.

    Anxiety & Panic Disorders: Patricia A. Farrell, PhD

    Living with an anxiety or panic disorder can be devastating. Share your feelings with psychologist Patricia Farrell, PhD, on your path to living free of fear.

    Find a Therapist

    Looking for a therapist? This tool can help you find qualified therapists in your area.

    Find a Psychiatrist

    Finding the right psychiatrist can make a big difference in the quality of your bipolar care. This tool can help you find qualified psychiatrists in your area.

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