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Bipolar Disorder (Children and Adolescents)

"Curing" or Treating Bipolar Disorder

12/16/2007

Question:

Is there a cure for bipolar disorder?

Answer:

Thank you for your excellent question. At this current time, bipolar disorder cannot be cured. However, like diabetes, it can be effectively managed with the right combination of medications and psychotherapy. I hope this answer is helpful.

Take care and best wishes.

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Response by:

Nicholas   Lofthouse, PhD Nicholas Lofthouse, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University