Patient and Caregiver Stories

Hear Real LATUDA Patients Talk About Their Experiences with Bipolar Depression

Lisa’s Story

Lisa was diagnosed with bipolar depression. Watch how she and her sister cope.

Nicole’s Story

Watch Nicole discuss her own journey from first symptoms, to diagnosis, to developing her treatment plan.

Anne’s Story

Listen to a real patient talk about what it’s like to live with bipolar depression.

Carol’s Story

Carol is a 45-year-old patient with bipolar depression. Watch her story.

Living with Bipolar Depression

How Do You Describe Bipolar Depression to Others?

What Do You Know Now That You Wished You Had Known When You Were Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?

What Advice Would You Give to Other Patients Who Are Recently Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?

Your Treatment Plan

How Do You Work With Your Doctor to Come Up with the Right Treatment Plan for You?

How Do You Prepare for Your Doctor Visits?

How Do You Stay Motivated to Continue Your Treatment Plan?

Bipolar Depression Diagnosis

How Long Did It Take Before Your Bipolar Depression Was Diagnosed?

What Was It Like for You When You First Noticed Your Bipolar Depression Symptoms?

What Were Your Initial Impressions About Bipolar Depression Before Doing Your Research?

How Did Your Doctor Explain Bipolar Disorder to You?

What Were the Next Steps for You After You Were Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?

How Did You Share Your Diagnosis with Friends and Family?

Caregiver Stories

How Long Did It Take Before Your Loved One's Bipolar Depression Was Diagnosed?

What Was It Like for You When You First Noticed Your Loved One’s Bipolar Depression Symptoms?

Did Your Loved One Receive Any Previous Diagnosis Prior to Bipolar Depression?

How Do You Help Your Loved One Cope with Bipolar Depression?

In What Ways Do You Help Your Spouse Deal with Her Diagnosis?

When Did You First Become Aware That Your Loved One Had Signs of Bipolar Depression?

What Were Some of the Myths You Heard About Bipolar Depression Before Doing Your Research?

How Did You Move Forward After Your Loved One Was Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?

How Did You Share Your Loved One's Diagnosis of Bipolar Depression with Friends and Family?

How Do You Describe Bipolar Depression to Others?

What Were the Biggest Challenges You Faced in Caring for Your Loved One with Bipolar Depression? How Have You Been Able to Manage or Overcome Those Challenges?

What Do You Know Now That You Wished You Had Known When Your Loved One Was Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?

How Has Your Lifestyle Changed Caring for Someone with Bipolar Depression?

What Kind of Support Did You Receive as a Caregiver to Someone with Bipolar Depression?

What Role Did You Play In Your Loved One’s Journey to Find a Treatment That Worked?

What Advice Would You Give to Other Caregivers Taking Care of Someone Who Was Recently Diagnosed with Bipolar Depression?