It's been about 2 years since I was officially diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder. Since then my doctor and I have been trying different medications and I was fine for a while but it's recently spun out of control. I'm constantly exhausted from the back and forth and frustrated that, years later, I'm still not stabilized. Does anyone know if hospitalization would be helpful until I can get it together? I've never been so I don't know what it's like/if it's helpful.
Thanks so much to anyone who can offer some insight.
it can be helpful because you see a doctor daily to monitor your progress, but most meds aren't totally effective until 4-6 weeks after you stop taking them. ask your pdoc what he/she thinks. welcome to the board.
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