Bipolar disorder
My cousin has bipolar disorder and supposed to take medicines but he is not cooperating, his family members have tried to give with foods/juice/water. but he is not taking, now a days he is avoiding to eat in home just because of this. please give any valuable suggestions/ ideas to give medicines
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Ms. Vidhi Shah Prabhu
Clinical Psychologist 9 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi, This does sound like a very difficult and frustrating situation. Get in touch with your psychiatrist and see if there are any dissolvable medicines available which you can put in his food. The other way of handling this is to get him in touch with a counselor who can understand the reason behind him avoiding medications and can suggest effective techniques of administering medicines and probably the counselor might even succeed in convincing your cousin to cooperate for the same.
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