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Would you have Flat affect when you have Bipolar disorder?





Summary: Flat affect is found among people with Bipolar disorder, especially people who are female, 40-49 old, also have Hallucination, and take medication Zyprexa.

We study 55 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, Depakote. (latest reports from Bipolar Disorder 43,640 patients)

Flat affect

Flat affect (absence of emotional response to a situation) has been reported by people with depression, pain, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Flat affect 1,390 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 55 people who have bipolar disorder and Flat Affect are studied.

Trend of Flat affect in bipolar disorder reports

Gender of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Flat affect * :

FemaleMale
Flat affect55.74%44.26%

Age of people who have bipolar disorder and experienced Flat affect * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flat affect0.00%1.67%11.67%13.33%11.67%31.67%26.67%3.33%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flat affect0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hallucination (8 people, 14.55%)
  2. Depression (8 people, 14.55%)
  3. Anxiety (4 people, 7.27%)
  4. Nightmare (3 people, 5.45%)
  5. Thinking abnormal (3 people, 5.45%)
  6. Antidepressant therapy (3 people, 5.45%)
  7. Acne (3 people, 5.45%)
  8. Muscle disorder (3 people, 5.45%)
  9. Back pain (3 people, 5.45%)
  10. Panic disorder (2 people, 3.64%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Zyprexa (19 people, 34.55%)
  2. Geodon (16 people, 29.09%)
  3. Risperdal (16 people, 29.09%)
  4. Seroquel (15 people, 27.27%)
  5. Depakote (12 people, 21.82%)
  6. Effexor (11 people, 20.00%)
  7. Celexa (10 people, 18.18%)
  8. Cogentin (10 people, 18.18%)
  9. Parnate (8 people, 14.55%)
  10. Lamotrigine (8 people, 14.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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