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Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Bipolar Disorder

Importance of Treatment Therapies for Bipolar

 

Aditi Mishra, an assistant professor of the department of psychology and behavioral sciences from Bangalore  says “With no proper care and attention, bipolar disorder can get worse with more episodes turning the situation more challenging for the person”.  So the question here is can a person dealing with a Bipolar Disorder live a better life? Aditi says yes it is possible!

 

By understanding the factors of the problem and seeking the proper help and the right treatment, on the whole, can pave a way to enhancing the life of your close one to a positive edge But there is one more thing you need to keep in mind before you get into the treatment prospects. Know about the basics of your problem.

 

Know this Bipolar is a lifelong worry. Yes, though medications and treatments can help you in getting through the problem, it would get hard to recover without your knowledge about the problem and acceptance for the setbacks. Accepting the challenge and facing it will easily help you in getting rid of the Bipolar disorder while in the process of recovery. Treatment and recovery in case of bipolar disorder are not an overnight task.

 

If you suspect your loved one with Bipolar, a psychiatric treatment or a medical counselling could work better. Reaching out for help and support groups could be more helpful in overcoming the disorder.

 

Here are few treatment methods to help your loved one recover from Bipolar disorder-

 

Most Effective Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

 

 

  • Medications- Lara was a nurse practitioner who had bipolar disorder. She says- Medications help the person suffering from bipolar live a normal life if chosen to take. Balancing your mood is much important, so the medications such as the mood stabilizing agents and antidepressants assist in lowering the ups and downs of the disorder and as well keep the signs in control.
  • Psychotherapy Treatment- Therapy treatments like Cognitive behavioral therapy and Family-focused therapy work good with bipolar disorders. They help in identifying the triggering episodes as well as the unhealthy behaviors and thoughts of a person and thereby replace them with good attitudes.
  • Psychiatric Treatment- Suicidal thoughts or detached psychotic behavior are the most dangerous attributes of a bipolar. These people are required to go through a psychiatric treatment process through hospitalization. The psychiatric treatment process at the hospital can calm the person and help in stabilizing the mood.

 

 

Apart from the above treatment processes, there are few other common ways of how you can treat or lift a person with bipolar disorder-

 

    • Managing your lifestyle- Often speaking, people suffering from bipolar have sleep-related problems. These sleep difficulties might be due to poor lifestyle habits, use of substance abuse and thus give way to manic episodes and depression causing bipolar disorder. Hence it is very important to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

 

  • Right support and care- Living with a bipolar disorder is really a challenging task. Reaching out to counselors or support groups can help you in balancing your life while dealing with the problem. A good support from a loved one or a family member may be  helpful to get through it.
  • Monitoring your medications- It is important to evaluate medications when it is concerned about bipolar disorders. Monitoring helps to understand the feelings or behavior and also aid in preventing their future occurrences.

 

Whichever treatment method you are opting for, remember that patience is a much important aspect to recover from the problem! If you or someone you know is finding it difficult managing Bipolar disorder, it would be a good idea to  consult a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist for the same.

 

To know more about the causes and symptoms of the bipolar disorder, visit www.cadabams.org  or call us @+9611194949 to reach out to our psychiatry experts and live a better a life with bipolar.

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