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aspergers and bipolar?

sorry wasnt sure where to put this. can you have both aspergers and bipolar at the same time? i am curious. i have been diagnosed with aspergers but my psych doctor things i may hae a mental illness too. and i know i have had the signs of one but am curious if aspergers could also be bipolar
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replied June 24th, 2011
I have Aspergers and Bipolar II. It is more than a mental illness in Manic or worse Mixed cycles.
Both ASD and BP have most comorbidities with Anxiety Disorders.
ASD, BP and Schizophrenia have been believed to be wrongfully dianosed many times for each other. Still today there are mistakes, i was given medication inducing Mania several times before diagnosed with BPII.
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replied June 24th, 2011
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oh i see. thanks for answering. yeah my doctor doesnt think i have bipolar as well but somedays i wonder
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