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Bipolar and Pets: The Benefits of Animal Companionship and Bipolar Disorder

Having a Pet

Bipolar disorder is not an easy disease to manage, but many patients have found that one simple change can make a world of difference: spend some time with an animal. The attention of a loving pet or service animal can help you overcome mood swings, beat the isolation of depression, and even reduce the physical side effects of your disease and medication. Pets also provide a sense of purpose, an obligation to something other than yourself,...

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