Will an antidepressant help with anger?
I was diagnosed with bipolar. My psychologist recommended medicine (one antidepressant and one mood stabilizer). He obviously can’t prescribe it so he wrote a letter to my primary doctor. I would see a psychiatrist but finding one in my area that accepts my insurance has been impossible so far. Unfortunately my primary doctor wants to try starting me on the antidepressant first. She said if I still don’t improve she’ll consider a mood stabilizer. Most of my issues with the bipolar is the depression and anger outbursts. I usually don’t have many highs and when I do, it’s short lived. Will an antidepressant help with the anger or will I definitely need the mood stabilizer to help this issue?
The antidepressant is Lexapro if that matters.
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