Managing Mood Swings

Being a friend to someone who has extreme mood swings can be challenging. Some of the key challenges are described in ‘Module 2 – What is Bipolar Disorder’.

Treatment options available from health professionals are outlined in ‘Module 10 – Treatment Options’.

In this module we suggest some things that you as a relative can do that might help. These are based on our on experiences and those of relatives we have talked to. We can’t promise they will all work every time, but we think they are worth a go.

Watch Professor Jo Smith discussing managing mood swings in Bipolar Disorder