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Reevaluation Of Psych Diagnosis/Bipolar

Reevaluation Of Psych Diagnosis/Bipolar

Has anyone tried to get a psychiatric reevaluation on the basis of chronic pain symptoms potentially masquerading as a psychiatric disorder?

- Granted, not all Bipolar symptoms can potentially be explained in terms of chronic pain, but from what I am seeing and reading, a lot of it do overlap and interact/aggravate each other. What are the chances that symptoms that can't, and which relates more to Bipolar, is in fact attributable to an entirely different underlying condition in the absence of… read more

A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

Have a Neuropsychologist evaluate you. Try not to explain everything as you will get pre-judged

posted 4 months ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

My therapist actually told me about a mood disorder related to known medical conditions. Mine presented as bipolar 2 & was treated with many ineffective meds for MANY years before we knew I didn't have bipolar!

posted 6 months ago
A MyChronicPainTeam Member said:

So, to update on my question, I went for a follow up after a two week trial on new medication. My GP seem to agree that it could be a possibility. She suggested I wait a couple of months to make sure the medication has absorbed properly and I am stable on it, and then go see my psychiatrist.

posted 7 months ago
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