Very important distinctions (from a pre-existing bipolar 1 patient who then developed postpartum psychosis).Great article by Dyane.
Happy Thursday, my friends! Thanks for stopping by!
Since 2013 I’ve abstained from writing this post because I worried it wouldn’t apply or appeal to most of you, even if you have bipolar disorder. But I decided to finally spill the beans. Why? Because it feels good, it’s free, and most importantly, there’s the chance this information may be relevant to a reader and make a positive difference.
I have faith that my explanation of postpartum bipolar disorder (and how it’s ignored and misunderstood by the postpartum and bipolar communities) has merit, so I hope you’ll give this post a chance.
So here goes – a little bit ‘o explanation – PPBD 101, if you will! 😉
My mood disorder is classified as postpartum bipolar disorder (PPBD); it’s sometimes also referred to as postpartum onset bipolar disorder. While I’m currently seeking a more recent statistic, in 2008 it was found in the…
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