Medication is a common treatment that helps keep symptoms under control. It can decrease the severity of episodes. Be sure to check with your doctor to find the right medication for you.
Also known as talk therapy, it aims to analyze and change troubling emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Therapists may use cognitive-behavioral therapy or interpersonal and social rhythm therapy.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
TMS involves the use of magnetic waves to stimulate certain areas of the brain. Patients undergo TMS while awake, and treatment lasts four to six weeks. People with bipolar disorder may see improvement in their depressive episodes.