Pat almost beat up his wifeâ€™s Nikki (Brea Bee) lover to death and threw Ernest Hemingwayâ€™s A Farewell to Arms out of the window (and breaks it), while Tiffany suddenly storms out of the restaurant, after breaking things on the table. These actions are part of their mood swings too. One time, Pat was crying and felt angry, while looking for his wedding video from his parents. Another time, Tiffany is crying to Pat about her husband, and then she slaps him. These are dramatic mood swings that can happen any time of the day. Pat and Tiffany also demonstrate agitation, such as when Pat gets agitated when he hears his wedding song, while Tiffany feels upset when she feels judged. Pat and Tiffany also suffer from delusions. Pat had a delusional break when he accused his wife and her lover of embezzling funds in school, while Tiffany accused her manager of harassing her, even if these events were not true. These events and behaviors indicate how hard it is for people with bipolar disorder to manage distressing events and people in their lives. Treatment for bipolar disorder combines medication and therapy. Pat went through medication plus group therapy at a Baltimore mental facility. Tiffany was more on medication at home. After leaving the mental facility, Pat continues therapy sessions with Dr. Patel (Anupam
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