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Should you continue antidepressants or stop them in bipolar disorder? Here’s the research.
Can antidepressants stop working in bipolar disorder? Can they cause tolerance?Here’s the evidence.
Do antidepressants destabilize mood in bipolar disorder? It looks like they can, and here’s the evidence.
Antidepressants can cause mania, but how often they do depends on the study.
Antidepressants usually don’t work in bipolar disorder, but a few people respond well to them. It’s just hard to know who they are.
If you have enough bipolarity, it’s best to avoid antidepressants. Or perhaps you’ve had a couple of antidepressants […]
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