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Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics
|arabolt - Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:02 pm||
My partner is undiagnosed for all of these symptoms and I'm just writeing them down as I see it but she is
|Faye Lang, RN, MSW - Fri May 29, 2009 5:15 pm||
The best answer to your situation will not be the most popular one with your partner. Although she has received treatment and it wasn't effective, she still needs treatment. She likely has a psychiatric disorder such as a bipolar diagnosis and/or an adjustment syndrome superimposed on a personality syndrome. That may account for the threats and manipulation. The only choice is to pursue further treatment. The best approach would be for her treatment provider to do some psychological testing to help identify the issues most clearly, followed by medication and behavioral treatment. She may respond quite well to group treatment. One thing that you can do to help her is to maintain a daily log of your interactions with her and her responses, so that any pattern can assist her treatment provider. It's very important that she keep trying treatment.
Good luck to both of you,
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