Depression and Epilepsy

Posted on April 13, 2018

"Sometimes I experience depression and mood swings. I have been diagnosed also with a mood disorder and I'm curious as to whether it could be related to epilepsy. Does anyone else experience this?" - member of MyEpilepsyTeam

On MyEpilepsyTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with epilepsy, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Depression is one of the most discussed subjects.

Here are a few question-and-answer threads about depression:

Here are some conversations about depression:

Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyEpilepsyTeam today and start the conversation.

You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.

Feel free to ask a question here.

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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I've got problems with bipolar disorder and the meds I'm on are (from what I understand) primarily an antipsychotic medication that also helps with… read more

posted 23 days ago


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