Would you have Flat Affect when you have Bipolar Disorder?


Flat affect is found among people with Bipolar disorder, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, take medication Zyprexa and have Depression. We study 70 people who have Flat affect and Bipolar disorder from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (mood disorder) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium carbonate, Seroquel, Abilify, Lamotrigine (latest reports from 61,639 Bipolar disorder patients)

Flat Affect

Flat affect (absence of emotional response to a situation) has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 1,804 Flat affect patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

70 people who have Bipolar Disorder and Flat Affect are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Flat affect when you have Bipolar disorder?

Gender of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Flat Affect *:

  • female: 61.76 %
  • male: 38.24 %

Age of people who have Bipolar Disorder and experience Flat Affect *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.54 %
  • 10-19: 9.23 %
  • 20-29: 12.31 %
  • 30-39: 10.77 %
  • 40-49: 32.31 %
  • 50-59: 26.15 %
  • 60+: 7.69 %

Severity of Flat Affect *:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  • Depression (10 people, 14.29%)
  • Hallucination (8 people, 11.43%)
  • Anxiety (4 people, 5.71%)
  • Thinking Abnormal (3 people, 4.29%)
  • Nightmare (3 people, 4.29%)

Most common drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa (19 people, 27.14%)
  • Geodon (17 people, 24.29%)
  • Lithium Carbonate (13 people, 18.57%)
  • Seroquel (11 people, 15.71%)
  • Depakote (11 people, 15.71%)

Top symptoms for these people *:

  • Insomnia (20 people, 28.57%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (20 people, 28.57%)
  • Headache (19 people, 27.14%)
  • Weight Increased (17 people, 24.29%)
  • Memory Impairment (17 people, 24.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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