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  1. Bipolar Disorder: Electro convulsive therapy (ECT)

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) is sometimes used in the treatment of bipolar disorder. This fact sheet will help you to learn more about this type of treatment. ECT was firs ...

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  2. Bipolar Disorder: Preventing risky behaviours

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   "I am afraid that I will do something I will regret when I am manic. Are there strategies that have helped other people avoid negative things from happening?" Your m ...

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  3. Bipolar Disorder: Myths and facts

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Myth: Bipolar disorder cannot be diagnosed as easily as physical illness. Fact: Bipolar disorder can be diagnosed similarly to physical illnesses. While there are no physical ...

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  4. Bipolar Disorder: Effects on the family

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    PDF Version   PDF | More info sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder characterized by extreme changes in moods. It is an illness that not only affects the individual but their family and friends as well. Liv ...

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  5. Mood and Psychosis

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    PDF Version   PDF | More Info Sheets Author: BC Schizophrenia Society   If you have depression or bipolar disorder and are experiencing some of these symptoms, it is important to tell your doctor about them. Hearing voices and seeing things that others do ...

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