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What should I do if my spouse refuses treatment for bipolar disorder?

If your spouse refuses treatment for bipolar disorder, you must learn to protect yourself from abuse. Abuse can take the form of:
  • verbal abuse (rampant blaming)
  • financial abuse (spending money; taking on massive debt)
  • emotional abuse (controlling, cruel behavior)
  • physical abuse (when irritability spins out of control)

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