A team led by two researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has been chosen one of two finalists in a contest to use Apple's ResearchKit, an open-source platform for creating apps, to develop a means to study mood disorders. As finalists, they will receive $100,000 to develop their app using Apple's beta-testing platform, Test Flight.
World heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine to deal with bipolar disorder, saying he “hopes someone kills me before I kill myself.” On Monday, Fury claimed he had retired from boxing, describing the sport as “the...Show More Summary
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Structured group psychoeducation sessions could be more successful in treating patients in the early stages of bipolar disorder than standard peer-support offered by the NHS and the voluntary sector, research has found.
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Catherine Zeta-Jones is one of the Hollywood’s biggest success stories of famous personalities who have overcome physical challenges to achieve success in their lives. Being a celebrity who has undergone treatment for bipolar disorder, Catherine Zeta-Jones has fought tooth and nail to deliver her best despite the odds she has faced in life. Show More Summary
Teens with bipolar disorder are at increased risk of substance use disorder as they get older, a study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital has found. The post Teens With Bipolar Disorder at Increased Risk of Substance Use Disorder appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
A study has found that EPO (erythropoietin) – best known as a performance-enhancing drug in sport – may improve cognitive functioning in patients suffering from bipolar disorder or depression. This raises hope for the first long-term treatment for this problem, which affects hundreds of millions of patients throughout the world.
Demi Lovato is now a co-owner of CAST Centers, the Los Angeles facility where she sought treatment in 2013. The singer, who has struggled with substance abuse, bulimia, bipolar disorder and depression, told CBS's Tracy Smith that "it...Show More Summary
I love hope-filled stories of recovery from mental illness. Living with bipolar disorder has led to many instances of triumph over my circumstances and I often write about them. As anyone who lives with or knows someone with mental illness is aware, it’s a horrible […]
Singer Demi Lovato took the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Monday to give a speech about living with mental illness. Lovato, who has suffered from bipolar disorder as well as eating disorders and substance abuse, spoke candidly about her personal experiences and the need for politicians to do more for those suffering. Show More Summary
My husband has been diagnosed with something called Intermittent Explosive Disorder. He has bipolar disorder, so I thought his bad anger outbursts were part of his mania, and didn’t think any more of it. But he had seen an article about...Show More Summary
Anyone who has a basic working knowledge of bipolar disorder knows all about the extreme highs (mania) and extreme lows (acute depression) that a person with the disorder experiences. Anyone who knows someone with bipolar, or has studied the disease, knows about some of the […]
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- Since the 1970s, U.S. doctors have prescribed lithium to treat patients with bipolar disorder. While the drug has a good success rate, scientists are still unsure exactly how it achieves its beneficial effects. MIT biologists have now discovered a possible explanation for how lithium works. Show More Summary
Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess told an Arizona television station that his bizarre behavior which led to a SWAT team extracting him from his home was because of an undiagnosed mental illness. Bess told ABC15 that he was not taking his medications the night of the incident, and has since been diagnosed with bipolar…
Brandon Ha made it through a challenging time in his life with bipolar disorder because of his mother. The post Return From The Brink of Bipolar Disorder appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Tochi Onyebuchi is a Columbia Law School, NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and Yale graduate with strong experience in both domestic and international legal work and research. He has studied extensively in France, conducted research in the Balkans, and worked on a team to help secure habeas corpus relief for a man unjustly imprisoned in Connecticut. Show More Summary
As long-time World of Psychology readers already know, a researcher has a lot of latitude in how they design a study to “encourage” a predetermined outcome. Researchers generally don’t recognize this as an inherent bias problem, because virtually all researchers do it to one degree […]
Bipolar disorder—mental illness in general—has not fared well in popular culture. “Crazy” patients and “crazier” doctors populate story lines based on stereotypes and stigma. The last few years have seen […]