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Can you be bipolar and only experience manic symptoms?  It's my son and I am bipolar. I know it's hereditary.  I experience both manic and depressed episodes.  He does not get depressed, but shows many signs of being manic.
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yes it is very possible to be bi-polar and only expierence manic episodes ...they are very common so you might think someone is manic but they're bi-polar (re-versed too) but i suggest finding out a solid answer
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thx.  Do you know a good way to find a solid answer?  My psychiatrist told me that that's true.  As you know it's hereditary, although I experience both manic and depressive symptoms.  I have a couple of books on bipolar disorder, but neither one talks about having only mania.
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