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Bipolar Disorder and Hypersexuality


A person who is bipolar may engage in risky and impulsive sex, or hypersexuality, during episodes of mania. This sexual behavior is by no means the norm, but there is a link between bipolar, lost inhibition, and increased libido.

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10:20AM PST on Jan 22, 2014

Yeah, not sure how I got through high school and college without getting pregnant or sick. But since I've been with my husband, we've used my hypersexual episodes to our advantage. Be open with your partner about your thoughts and feelings. My husband is exhausted (a problem nobody will gives sympathy for) and I've spent quite a bit on toys, but the hypersexuality can be put into boundaries, especially if you have a caring, well-hydrated partner.

1:10PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

VERY COMMON ATTRIBUTE TO THIS MENTAL DISORDER!

2:02AM PST on Mar 6, 2013

informational, thanks for sharing

2:26PM PST on Dec 11, 2012

Bipolar disorder runs in my family severely. Both parents and four of eleven sibling suffer from it. Luckily I was spared.. good info. Thanks

6:02PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

Thanks for the information. My sister is bipolar and when she's in her manic stage, she is hyper-EVERYTHING.

1:27PM PST on Nov 20, 2012

Bonjour,

Thank you for this video.

The label "bipolar disorder" is made to sell drugs to a large part of the population.
And those medical drugs are worse then the disorder they would like to cure.
After a time, the person does not know what to do. Medical drugs with heavy side effects are more responsible for his condition.
The person experiment more difficulties then before.
The person has became a "legal drug addict".

Human being are not animals, but they are spiritual beings. And a so called "science" like psychiatry, which denied this spiritual dimension of human, could not solved mental disorder.

This is not a question of "pills", "legal drugs" and less dangerous "electrotherapy", this is a question of human being.

Communication, goals, dreams, joy of creating are the way of the solution.

How many persons have ruined their lifes in believing "I have a bipolar disorder".

Let's change our viewpoint, happiness could be reach - it is part of human nature.

10:30AM PST on Nov 11, 2012

This does give a person a different look at Dr. Jekel and the evil Mr. Hyde.

7:28AM PST on Nov 9, 2012

during a manic phase the person can engage in excess of anything, yes this is a true disorder and yes technology allows us to map the brain to certain extent. From personal experience on a locked down mental health unit, every 15 min rounds to make sure everyone is safe, included seeing many completely naked persons masturbating in their room. At least they are safe and not hurting themselves or others. This is the problem with trying to tackle mental health issues, look at the comments, people do not seek treatment due to the stigma, and if people would be able to seek treatment and not be labeled or locked away by society, then acute phases would be less and more easily managed.

1:01AM PST on Nov 9, 2012

Very interesting. Thanks for the post.

11:58PM PST on Nov 8, 2012

Bipolar Disorder/Manic-depression is horrible and needs to be better understood, wtih sufferers receiving diagnosis, treatment, and understanding. Otherwise normal people may be driven to extremes of behavior they would not consciously engage in otherwise, of which hypersexuality is one kind. I appreciate the limits of psychiatry and psychology but this and other mental illnesses call for sensitivity and and serious response.

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