Dating bipolar people
In addition, when the sufferer goes into a manic cycle, the inability to sleep can disrupt the whole house.
Overall, loving someone with Bipolar Disorder creates fear and anxiety in the loved ones.
It would be importand to tell a possible permanent partner of any health issues you have and how it's treated.
It's been my experience that bipolar can often be well treated with therapy and medications with little evidence of any impairment in social, emotional or occupational areas. Read more See 1 more doctor answer Also known as manic-depressive illness, bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that in its most severe form causes dramatic shifts in mood, from mania to depression.
The situation is often the most difficult for the loved ones who live in the same house as the person with Bipolar Disorder.
The reason for this is because the sufferer goes through major mood 'spells' and the sufferer himself or herself feels overwhelmed and often feels a loss of control as a result.