How might depression affect my bipolar partner's eating?

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Ms. Julie A. Fast
Mental Health
The following are examples of depression symptoms in your bipolar partner's diet:
  • Stops eating, noticeable weight loss.
  • Eats all day, noticeable weight gain.
  • Says food has no taste.
  • Drinks to feel better; alcohol problems get worse.
  • Uses drugs or caffeine to get some energy or escape the depression.
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series)

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Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series)

Maintaining a relationship is hard enough without the added challenges of your partner’s bipolar disorder symptoms. Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder offers information and step-by-step advice...

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