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Information about bipolar disorders

How do I deal with the diagnosis?

bildIf a bipolar mood disorder has just been diagnosed in your case, it is understandable that you have a critical attitude to the diagnosis. Particularly in this situation however it is important to know how you can deal with the new situation. A few things can be helpful in this regard:

  • Look for professional helpers who you trust.
  • Accept care and assistance from relatives or another closely related person; this person can then support you and also find out at the same.
  • Make arrangements for yourself and your relatives to find out about all important key points. Do not be afraid to ask if you don’t understand anything.
  • Write down all of your questions so that you don’t forget anything important.
  • Ask for good information brochures and good internet addresses so that you are your family can find out about everything in peace. Just ask if you don’t understand anything.
  • Ask whether there are self-help groups which can support you.
  • Ask whether there are self-help groups which can support you.
    Take time to adapt yourself to the new situation.
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