This page describes what bipolar disorder is and how bipolar disorder can be treated with mood stabilisers.

Bipolar disorder

Unnaturally large fluctuations in energy and mood

Why treat bipolar disorders?

How can bipolar disorder be treated?

Mood stabiliseres

What are mood stabilisers?

Types of medication




How do you take the medication?

What medication is right for you?

How is treatment monitored?

Is the medication harmful?

Medication and pregnancy

How long do you have to be on mecication?

Speak to your GP

Preventing relapse

Know your early warning signs

This page was updated in January 2022.

Most recently revised by: Maike Andreasen, Consultant, Department of Depression and Anxiety Disorders, Aarhus University Hospital – Psychiatry.

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