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Medications are the mainstay of the treatment for bipolar disorder.  Many individuals diagnosed with this illness take a combination of meds to get the best results in terms of "being the most stable for the fewest side effects."

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Mood stabilizers for bipolar disorder

Antidepressants in Bipolar Disorder

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Improving Access Use of Psychotropic Medicines - World Health Organization 2004

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Psychotherapeutic Medications 2004  What every counselor should know

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