Dr Peter Parry is an Australian child & adolescent psychiatrist who has researched the "Pediatric Bipolar Disorder" diagnosis emanating from the USA, a diagnosis completely at odds with his training and clinical experience in Australian child and adolescent mental health. Show More Summary
Randy Regan, Jr., a 23-year-old man from Michigan, has been arrested for allegedly attacking his girlfriend’s mother, kicking and stomping the woman to the point of giving her severe brain injuries. The attack occurred on the evening of April 10, authorities claim, after Regan left a bar and went to the Coldwater, Michigan, home. Show More Summary
A 17-year-old girl who has bipolar disorder ran away from her Manhattan home on April 6 without her daily medications or a photo identification.
My mom was diagnosed with clinical depression, severe anxiety, and bipolar II disorder when I was in high school and since then I am terrified that I will succumb to the same fate.
This post originally appeared on Babble.com The stigma surrounding mental-health conditions is very real, and it can be devastating for children who experience it. Take Tara, 11, who started being left out of activities once she told her best friend, Amanda, that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Show More Summary
Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby play a pair of New Yorkers suffering from bipolar disorder in Paul Dalio's "Mania Days," but each character has a little bit of Dalio himself in their bones. Dalio wrote, directed, edited and scored his debut...Show More Summary
There are two types of bipolar disorder listed in the DSM-V. Bipolar I has one or more manic episodes or mixed episodes (both manic and depressive). Bipolar II has at least one hypomanic episode and major depressive episodes. I have bipolar II. I have a specific cycle and triggers that can create a very precarious […]
The first study to examine the use of cannabis in the context of daily life among people with Bipolar Disorder has shown how the drug is linked to increases in both manic and depressive symptoms.
A strong link has been made between subthreshold manic episodes and likelihood of developing bipolar disorder in children of parents with bipolar disorder. The study’s findings could improve clinical assessment and care for these high-risk children by potentially enabling earlier identification, treatment or possible preventive measures.
Sometimes the greatest struggle is in the surviving day to day. Today is not exactly one of the best days, and my husband (who also has bipolar disorder) is not taking it very well. For one thing, it’s rainy and gloomy out, which makes for a bad mood to begin with, but that’s not the […] Related posts: Sometimes It’s Hard to Deal with Bipolar Disorder priligy j j
Tom Sullivan, the Fox News Radio show host who claimed that the bipolar disorder diagnosis was simply a “fad,” has tried to backtrack on his disparaging and thoughtless remarks. In a Facebook posting, he claims the comments were taken out of context from a lengthy, two-hour discussion about the Social Security Disability (SSD) Fund being […]
Fox Business radio host Tom Sullivan has some thoughts on mental illness and those thoughts are—you better sit down for this one—pretty dumb. Sullivan told a caller recently that her bipolar disorder was probably just Feelings and also a total fad designed to make money off suckers like her. You may be surprised to learn Sullivan is not a doctor or a psychiatrist. Read more...
Missing teacher Christopher Tully has been found, but unfortunately, with tragic results. According to a report from CBS Philly, family members confirmed that a body pulled from the Schuylkill River is that of the missing Bucks County teacher. Show More Summary
Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos has been very candid about his bipolar disorder after he had to cancel some tour dates following the release of their sophomore album Gossamer, and he’s even been awarded in the past for putting a positive face on mental illness. He’s part of Bring Change 2 Mind’s new PSA campaign [...]
Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder causing abnormally severe, debilitating cycling of moods, thought patterns, and activity levels. Bipolar disorder typically emerges in the late teens or early 20s, although it has been known to affect children as young as 10.
Bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has been diagnosed in millions of Americans, but is that a result of more expert diagnosis, or simply too frequent diagnosis?
I’ve often attributed my success in managing bipolar disorder to the meditation practice I added to my treatment regimen years ago. While there’s no doubt that the noticing involved in meditation has helped me head off major episodes of mania and depression, I changed something else in my life at about the same time I […]
ThriveTracker, a new app developed by Adrian Cunanan, who has bipolar disorder, wants to encourage people to keep tracking their mood with a points system that can earn them real world rewards like gift cards and MP3 downloads. Read More
Living with any mental illness is never easy. Nowhere is this more true that when a person has to deal with the likes of schizophrenia, depression or bipolar disorder. Sometimes treatments don’t seem to work as effectively as promised. Other times we run into friends or family members just not really knowing how to act […]
Cartoonist Ellen Foley has illustrated her struggle with finding a way to treat her diagnosis of bipolar disorder without sacrificing her creative process in her self-described graphic memoir Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me. Show More Summary