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Bi-Polar and IQ?
josonna posted:
Im just curious if other people who r diagnosed with bi-polar have a high IQ? are good at math/ science patterns. Can think of many things at once,(which is great for analysis but evil when Im depressed)
Do other people wish they were dumb and happy ? Is this disorder like an OCD but dark and self loathing?
Does everything require an analysis?
Do bipolar have ptsd type issues?
Do you feel ADHD?
Are sick a lot? Please comment:) im very very curious if its just me or?
Anneinside responded:
Since you listed all these disorders, you must realize that they are all separate disorders. Bipolar itself doesn't have ptsd as part of it, or ADD/ADHD/OCE. You can have several disorders but they are part of each other.

High IQ? Look at the normal curve. Some people with bipolar have high, low, and average IQs. I happen to have a Ph.D. and it can be assumed I have a high IQ.

No, I am rarely sick.

Being dark and self loathing can, but does not have to, be part of a depressive episode. Does everyone require analysis? Actually, few people have analysis anymore. Many people with bipolar have therapy such as Cognitive-Behavioral, learning coping skills, DBT.

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