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Re: Histoire de Katia

Posted by fluffy on August 30, 2003, at 15:24:15

In reply to Histoire de Katia fluffy, posted by katia on August 30, 2003, at 14:33:34

Wow Katia-

Interesting to hear your experiences (I know they were painful to you--thank you for sharing that stuff)

I'd definitely say that you're on the right track as far as your treatment goes. From what you've told me, it sounds as though the BP diagnosis fits (personal history coupled with your reactions to anti-depressants). I'm no doc, but I have faith that you'll get a response from a mood stabilizer.

I can't say that my manic episodes are similar. "My" manias consist of a flurry of activities (like too many home improvement projects), increased energy, quick thoughts. When it's been its most severe, I've told people off, written bad things about friends or important people in my career on message boards (that they all read!--completely ruined career connections and friendships), planned parties for everyone I knew, drank 3-4 nights a week, in love with 2-3 guys at a time....etc...

Have you read "And Unquiet Mind" yet? It's required reading for the newly diagnosed. (in my opinion)

keep in touch,




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