Bipolar Anger

Articles and blog posts relating to anger and irritability as symptoms of bipolar disorder. Bipolar Support for Bipolar and Anger

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9 Tips to Control Your Bipolar Rage

bp Magazine
July 24, 2018

Suggestions to help you get a handle on your anger. 1. Ask yourself questions When you feel yourself on the verge of anger ask: Is this really what I want to do? Do I want to have this conversation or explosion now? Maybe I should wait until I feel better. Answering “no” could buy you...


The Rage Inside: Mastering Explosive Irritability and Anger

JB Burrage
July 12, 2018

Anger can be one of the most difficult symptoms of bipolar—but being aware of the warning signs can help you manage it once and for all. By J.B. Burrage   At first glance, I can seem very cool and a little stoic. I give the appearance that I just let things go over my head...


When Anxiety Manifests as Anger—Taming Your Temper

Natasha Tracy
June 4, 2018

While they are two different feelings, anxiety can fuel intense anger—it’s important to recognize this so you can prevent taking these feelings out on others.   Today I want to talk about anxiety and anger, and, specifically, whether anxiety can manifest as anger. Right now I’m having problems with anxiety. This has to do with...


Getting a Handle on Irritability

bp Magazine
March 16, 2018

Overreacting to minor annoyances can be a symptom of depression. Manage anger and irritability by learning healthy ways to divert and release them. By Carol L. Rickard, LCSW   Why do such little things make me so mad? One of the symptoms of depression that doesn’t get a lot of recognition is irritability. First, the bad news:...


Parking My Bipolar Rage in the Parking Lot

Allison Strong
January 9, 2018

When I feel rage, sometimes I wonder how much anger really affects my life—and where it stems from. By Allison Strong   Over the years, I’ve read many an article on bipolar disorder and rage.  I’ve also had intensive outpatient group (IOP) therapy for bipolar disorder and seen other programs on offer for issues like...


Bipolar Disorder Anger Management 101

bp Magazine
November 6, 2017

Here are some suggestions from both doctors and patients to help you get a handle on your anger. Ask yourself these questions when you feel yourself on the verge of anger: Is this really what I want to do? Do I want to have this conversation or explosion now? Maybe I should wait until I feel...


On Holding In Anger With Bipolar Disorder

Lynn Rae
October 3, 2017

  Learning to express anger in a respectful way is a much better alternative to holding in this intense bipolar disorder symptom. by Lynn Rae   It has been said that depression is anger turned inward.  The first time I heard that expression it hit me like a ton of bricks.  I knew I had...


4 Ways to Know if Your Bipolar Anger Is Creating Problems

bp Magazine
April 30, 2017

Do you ever wonder if your anger might be getting the best of you? Ask yourself:   #1 Is the intensity level usually too high? While we’re all subject to getting angry with a situation or a person if we’ve been wronged, for most it’s short-lived and the intensity does not border on rage. The...


Dealing with Irritability When You Have Bipolar Disorder

Andrea Paquette
February 24, 2017

Avoiding caffeine, dodging lines and remembering to take breaks when working are ways you can manage bipolar disorder irritability. By Andrea Paquette Having bipolar disorder can be tough and dealing with irritability is an ongoing issue that I experience. There are times when I feel extremely on edge and it seems that nothing is going...


Understanding Bipolar Anger & Rage

Gabe Howard
December 7, 2016

People are familiar with mania & depression as it relates to bipolar. However, anger is a very common symptom.   By Gabe Howard   Hello, my name is Gabe Howard with and the bipolar magazine on-line vlogging community. Today’s video blog is about bipolar anger and bipolar rage. First off, anger is a healthy...