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What is Cyclothymia?

h_put2021

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I was told the symptom that differentiates mania and hypomania is psychosis (hearing voices or sounds that aren’t real, feeling super powered, basically losing touch with reality)
Yes — that’s what I meant by delusions. That’s part of psychosis. Believing things that aren’t real or disassociating from reality. I’ve never had hallucinations though.
 
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I was told the symptom that differentiates mania and hypomania is psychosis (hearing voices or sounds that aren’t real, feeling super powered, basically losing touch with reality)
I am diagnosed with bipolar two and still get voices and occasional delusions so I'm afraid that isn't the case. I know that in all the books they say that but its not in reality according to my psychiatrist
 
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I am diagnosed with bipolar two and still get voices and occasional delusions so I'm afraid that isn't the case. I know that in all the books they say that but its not in reality according to my psychiatrist
Agreed. and the diagnosis is not "one size fits all." I also have Bipolar II and have similar symptoms as you mentioned.
 
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