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How does pressure affect a person with bipolar disorder?

Ms. Julie A. Fast
Mental Health
If your partner has bipolar disorder, understand the role of pressure. Pressure is a big trigger for many people with bipolar disorder. A job with little to no pressure may be better for your partner than a creative job filled with deadlines and obligations. This has nothing to do with your partner's abilities or intelligence. It has to do with the way their brain functions. Pressure changes your partner's brain and the sooner you accept this and learn to help your partner avoid or deal with pressure, the more stable your partner can become, and the more stable your relationship will be.
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series)

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