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Your doctor can prescribe mood stabilizing medications, such as Lithium, with antidepressants to help control your symptoms.Therapy with a trained psychologist or social worker is also important.Introducing the fact that you have bipolar disorder may not make for the most auspicious beginning.There is always the fear that you might scare the person off and lose the opportunity to get to know one another.Haltzman is clinical assistant professor in the Brown University department of psychiatry and human behavior.He's also medical director of NRI Community Services in Woonsocket, R. and author of The Secrets of Happily Married Men and The Secrets of Happily Married Women.He tells Web MD that bipolar disorder can seriously complicate a relationship.
She is also chief of the department in clinical-genetic epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric Institute.
But when one partner has bipolar disorder, simple stressors can reach epic proportions.
That may be why as many as 90% of marriages involving someone with bipolar disorder reportedly fail.
When Jim Mc Nulty, 58, of Burrillville, Rhode Island, got married in the 1970s, everything seemed fine at first.
"It was an absolutely normal courtship," he recalls. During his "up" or hypomanic states, he would spend huge sums of money he didn't have.