Having a Pet

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edited January 2015 in Treatments

Bipolar article: Having a PetHaving a Pet

Bipolar and Pets: A pet can help you overcome mood swings, beat the isolation of depression, and gives you an obligation to something other than yourself.

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  • I am bipolar and have been for twenty years. I have a cat, and I recently had him registered as a therapy cat. Now I can take him anywhere. I can get an apartment where pets are not allowed or I won't have to pay a pet deposit or pet rent. I have had my kitty for twelve years. Since he was a six week old kitten. It really helps having him around.

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