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I am in the process of recovering from a mixed episode that has been present for about 8 weeks. I take 400 mg of Lamicta and had an increase in Seroquel from 200 to 300 mg daily as a means to "break" the episode, but I've still had residual symptoms of delusions (never experienced before) and residual thoughts of suicide though back to the point that these thoughts are really leaving my mind. My question is how long before I feel less vulnerable and fearful that I'm not ever going to get back to stability? I have a wonderful psychiatrist who I've seen weekly and she checks in with me every night. I'm disappointed that I'm not back to full speed and would just like some sort of time frame to expect.
Just to clarify - I'm in no way suicidal - these were just fleeting thoughts that came up during the most intense few weeks. The delusions were related to infidelity fears regarding my husband of 24 years - which proved to be unfounded