When Do I Need to Go to an Inpatient Treatment Center for Bipolar Disorder?

Q:
When do I need to go to an inpatient treatment center for bipolar disorder?

A:
There are some symptoms showing that an individual needs to consider inpatient treatment. If you or your loved one have these symptoms, you or your loved one may need to be hospitalized.

The signs are:

  • Statements or actions showing the patient is thinking of or planning suicide
  • Delusions
  • Incomprehensible speech
  • Paranoia
  • Extreme risk-taking behavior
  • Indications that he or she may be a danger to other people
  • Depression that prevents him or her from functioning

 

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