November 2000
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The following is a list of questions previously sent to Dr. Phelps at Bipolar World
and published during the month of November, 2000.

To view the full question and Dr. Phelp's reply click on the link.

You can also view other replies and archives


November 22, 2000 - A note from Dr. Phelps:  Due to a conference I attended last week I'm way behind on trying to reply to some folks with great questions.  If you haven't heard from me, it isn't necessarily because you won't

Dear Readers: many good questions accumulated while I spent time with my family over Thanksgiving.  To try to address most of these questions, my replies will be very short and to the point.  Once I'm less "behind", I hope to return to a style of answer that more truly suits your questions.

~Dr. Phelps


Light, Art and Tegretol

An SO with bipolar disorder

Diets and bipolar disorder

Hurtful or violent acts

What to do when antidepressants make it worse

New and old solutions

Awareness of illness

14 years stable but still estranged

Schizoaffective or bipolar

Lithium,ion,cramps,weight gain

Dissociation and cutting


Argumentative psychiatrists

Alone and cycling

Meds and Alcohol

Self Diagnosis

Cluster headaches and bipolar disorder

15 year old with ADHD and BP

Finding a psychiatrist

Depression and slurred speech

Preparing for divorce

Olanzapine versus risperidone in bipolar disorder

Mood Stabilizers or Cannabis?

Epilepsy medications

Treating epilepsy and bipolar at the same time

Recognizing Irrational Hate in Bipolar

Fetal Alcohol Effects

Research on Bipolar Disorder

Topiramate and Death

Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder

Son on Neurontin

Methadone & BP Meds

"Seeing" Voices?

Getting diagnosed

Cocaine, Bipolar Disorder, Antisocial


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