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Ouestion about mania

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Darknesssdaughter

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Whe you are manic you feel like an entirely different person, you feel it's not you.. Example: like someone else possessing your body?
Do you plan to revenge on people that hurt you in the past when you are manic or when you are severely depressed?
 
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Hiya. I have never thought about revenge during either phase. Is that something that happens to you? As for being a different person - I am a different person when manic. I am initially happy and euphoric and then gradually become irritable and angry with everyone.
 
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Hi calypso, yes what I described happens to me. sometimes I'm dissociating, that's what I meant when I said I feel like another person is in control of my body. I'm not diagnosed with bipolar, but a doctor told me that I have some maniacal issues.
I'm also very happy, energetic, sometimes euphoric. I change during the day from depression to mania. The depression stays much more than mania. And to be honest I tend to think being happy and energetic is normality because some healthy individuals are like this.
 
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I have mania and it can really suck because i buy things that I dont need and i get these gradiose ideas. my mind is everywhere and constantly thinking i never get much sleep cause my brain and the million thoughts never let me rest they put me on trazadone and it dosent help much. its very frusterating. i have a hard time concentrating because my mind thinks about something then boom im thinking about something else thats completly different and i drive my boyfriend crazy cause i can never sit still.
 
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I can relate to the part of constantly thinking and also can not sleep because I feel energetic and want to do many of things in the same time. But then changes during the day when I feel exhausted and tired and not interested in doing anything.
I was talking non stop at night and did not let my boyfriend sleep, poor him. But my doctor that I'm seeing now (from several months) sais she thinks it's not bipolar.

I'm sorry you are having such a hard time with mania, I hope you get better soon. Maybe you need to see the doctor to adjust your medication if you did not responded to trazadon.
 
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I also yes have bipolar.
No sleep almost kills me, then the mania spending lots of money. Impulsiveness. Speeding taking risks in my car doing risky stuff
 
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I feel euphoric again and high like I took drugs. The doctors saud its not bipolar..strange
 
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I feel different when I am manic. People usually think i am drunk or on drugs when I am manic.

I laugh a lot when I am manic. I become extroverted and talkative and loud which is not like me at all!
 
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