Secondary Morbidity

Additional problems, such as depression and post-traumatic syndromes, can arise as a direct result of experiencing a psychotic episode [1]. Factors contributing to such secondary morbidity include:

• terrifying delusions or hallucinations that lead to post-traumatic stress disorder;

• fear and demoralization;

• disruption to personal development;

• loss of self-esteem and confidence;

• the development of an unwanted and feared ''possible self'';

• disruption of relationships with family and friends.

BiPolar Explained

BiPolar Explained

Bipolar is a condition that wreaks havoc on those that it affects. If you suffer from Bipolar, chances are that your family suffers right with you. No matter if you are that family member trying to learn to cope or you are the person that has been diagnosed, there is hope out there.

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