Our expert says:
You don't mention your son's present age. Bipolar Disorder is less likely before the teenage years. I haven't heard of the earlier problem with his skull causing mood disorders, but of course they can arise anyway, and are quite common.
Grand Mal Epilepsy suggests there might have been some degree of brain damage, and it usually doesn't disappear, so if it was properly diagnosed ( which isn't always the case ) then it may still need attention.
When you say that YOU took him off his epilepsy meds as a teenager, this suggests he was not seen and re-assessed by a doctor at that time, or maybe since.
What is really needed is for him to see a good local psychiatrist ( maybe a child psychiatrist if he is a young teenager ) and re-assessed for mood and behaviour disorders and epilepsy. Only with a good, assessment-based diagnosis can you then usefully discuss treatment plans with the shrink
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