Sometimes individuals with bipolar disorder will express concern that medication “flattens” them…

Sometimes individuals with bipolar disorder will express
concern that medication “flattens” them out. Although they are typically fine
with medication that helps minimize depressive episodes, they may miss the
energy, decreased need for sleep, and excitement associated with manic episodes.
Discuss ways to encourage long-term adherence to medication to prevent both
future depressive and manic episodes.