1. Jason West Jason West United States says:

    Lithium and antipsychotics are not technically antidepressants. The article is very misleading until you mention what you mean. SSRI's are what is generally considered antidepressants. Rapid cyclers don't have mania and depression, because the definition requires at least a full week of each to be considered an episode. These people aren't Bipolar in the strict DSM definition. This is why Bipolar meds don't work for them.

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