I really need some advise please

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I was hoping for some straight forward information on bipolar

?Ive googled it and looked on a few websites but i dont feel they really explain the illness in detail especially to someone who doesnt really know anything about it

?My son is 18yrs old

Several years ago he was self harming, eating disorder and suffered with anxiety and panic attacks

?He has been doing really well he has stopped self harming and sorted out his eating, the anxiety is still there but nothing like it was but recently his behaviour has changed and quite dramatically too

?His behaviour and moods are very irratic daily and  throughout the whole day

He is very snappy and irrational alot of the time

?His mood can chasnge several times during a conversation - excited, happy to moody, argumentative to irrational and like in a depressive state

?Everything has to be his way, if youy dont agree with him he goes off in a mood, if you dont like the same music or films as him he can get irritated and talks to you with nan aggressive tone

?Things have to be now for example if he askedyou to pass the tv control and you havent done it as soon as he has stopped talking he will get up and come over and snatch it off of you

I have 2 younger son, 15 and 9 and he is not very nice to them especially the youngest one as he is very abrupt with him and verbally pushes him around and  can sometimes get physical - last week he pinned him to the wall by his throat

?I no longer really feel comfortable leaving them home alone together, i alway feel i need to be watching him waiting for his mood to change

?|My older son is bigger so he can look out for himself a bit more than my younger son can

I really dont know what to do



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  • Posted

    Hi Sarah.

    Some of your post sounds like borderline personality disorder.

    Have you looked into this one?

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  • Posted

    You're describing some serious issues that need to be treated by mental health professionals.  

    Please get your son an appointment with a doctor as soon as possible.  

    None of us are qualified to diagnose, but we can recognize the signs that an individual needs professional care.   Regardless of what the ultimate diagnosis will be, he needs help now.

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      Hi Doug

      Thank you for your reply

      Yes i agree he needs to see a doctor but i think that is going to be very difficult as he is nearly 19 so obviously i can't make him go

      ?I have suggested going to speak to a doctor and his reply was why?, there is nothing wrong with me


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    It sounds like borderline personality disorder.
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