Sober Consideration: Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol

Navigating the delicate intersection of bipolar disorder and alcohol use requires thoughtful consideration. These two realms, when entwined, can create a perilous mix. Bipolar disorder, characterized by mood swings, depression, and, at times, violent tendencies, can be exacerbated by alcohol use disorder. Conversely, alcohol, often perceived as a social lubricant, can act as a mood depressant over time, worsening bipolar depression. As we delve into this complex relationship, we explore the impact of alcohol on those living with bipolar disorder and the crucial decisions they face when it comes to drinking.

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