My husband has been diagnosed with bipolar by one sketchy doc, and reluctantly labeled...
with Asperger's by another sketchy doc.
In the interests of determining the correct label in order to pursue the right treatment, I'm trying to decide what the truth is here.
Reading books about bipolar (type II, ultra-rapid cycling) make it seem obvious that is what he has.
Reading books about high-functioning Asperger's make it seem like that is what he has.
He could have both, of course.
Would you be able to post a concrete description (e.g., bullet points) about what you feel, how you react, what inside of you makes you believe that you have each of these conditions?
It can't be an absolute concrete list, imo. Even though I've worked as a therapist (with both conditions), i would not try to pin it down to one set of symptoms/behaviors here. The descriptions - symptoms, behaviors - of many psychiatric conditions overlap. It's one reason I find labels dysfunctional. I prefer to check with medical professionals to rule out physical causes, have family get the medications as docs see fit for the patient, and then deal with the behaviors that I see and that are reported by the patient and family members.
Of course, sufferers of either condition here on HubPages may still be able to help you with their descriptions and I'll be interested to read them.
Best wishes to you for health and peace. I'd get another opinion from a less sketchy doc.
Sure I will help out where I can but lol due to the length restrictions that I already tried to push to answer this question I will have to add it to my main hub on the subject.
What if the "diagnosis" is wrong? What diet is he eating? Is he allergic to something simple like dairy and reacting untowards from it? What drugs "treat" they also have have serious side-effects. Search for natural solutions. Dr. Mike
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