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Moods, Medications, and Lifestyles: The Mood Chart

Who you are, what you do, and the medications you take all influence the stability of your moods. A mood chart pulls together all these factors into one picture. This site will help you build your own chart, and then show you how to do daily charting with a single click.

Past and Future

There are two kinds of mood charts: retrospective, and daily.

Retrospective Chart

The first type looks back. This is a good way to neatly summarize the recent course of your bipolar disorder. It can take some time enter the information, because it goes back four years. Usually, you will get the best results when you ask other people around you if they remember important details you may have forgotten. You can work on this chart a little at a time over a number of days. Click here to get started on this type of chart. You can sign up for daily charting (see below) at any time.

Daily Charting

The other type of chart is for recording moods and other pieces of information on a day-to-day basis. It's a little easier because you only have to remember one day at a time. This Web site makes it simple to chart this information by sending you an email each day with links. All you have to do is click a link, and you're done. Daily charting helps you manage your moods, and helps your doctor get the best information to guide your treatment. Click here to sign up for daily charting. If you like, you can work on the other type of chart after you sign up.