Friend thinks I am a hypochondriac
When I was diagnosed 2 plus weeks ago, I told my best friend of 27 years. Her comment at the time was, that she had been wondering about me lately, but hadnít wanted to feed into my hypocondriacness. Now she tells me that she miss spoke and thinks I am not BP and thinks I need a second opinion. She for some reason thinks I am a hypochondriac. I suffer from chronic back pain due to a spinal cord compression in my thoracic spine, and once I had a kidney stone! Anyway, she thinks that I shouldnít be on meds, or should be really careful. She was unaware until I told her there were different types of BP. I told her this after she said, but you donít sleep with strangers or stay up for days or get arrested!
Anyway, I am trying to find info for her on the milder forms of BP such as Cyclothymia. Or a chart or graph that shows them comparably side by side?