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I am expierencing symptoms, of severe depression, when i was

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I am expierencing symptoms, of severe depression, when i was a child i had adhd but now learning about mania, I have expierenced that for such a long time but i thought that was just my drive , but it has got to the point where when i have a manic episode i have irrational sporadic thoughts that will change when i get depressed, does this sound like bipolar i have currently put my self financialy in distress from this depression
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mental Health
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I also am a CDL driver so if diagnosed this is a concerning issues
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 11 months ago.

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Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer. Anytime you have episodes of Mania or Hypomania it is almost always going to be attributed to a Bipolar Disorder. May I ask, do your mood cycle from depression for a few weeks to months than to Mania for a few days to weeks, and then back to Depression? Also in between any cycle of depression and mania, do you have periods of euthymia (normal mood functioning with no depressive or manic symptoms)?

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