Bipolar Disorder Articles and Stories

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    Every day of my life, the image of my best friend from college laying in his bed dead from a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head haunts me. The image of his sister opening his bedroom door to find him lying in a pool of his own blood is unshakeable. I always think about what her face must have looked like, what thoughts were going through her mind, how she felt and how she and his family feel now.
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    Bipolar treatments have greatly improved from heavy doses of tranquilizers a decade ago to the modern day mood stabilizing drugs. Additionally, treatment includes counseling which therapeutically handles bipolar disorders.
    Bipolar disorder is a disorder of the brain.  The person goes through bouts of very high mood swings, becoming irritable, overly enthusiastic in handling issues, overly impulsive and speaking so rapidly that the listener is unable to decipher the speech.  Bipolar disorder treatment is possible only with the help of the psychiatrists.

    Dealing with Bipolar and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    This article introduces the reader to my book "A New Perspective on PTSD".

    Overcoming Bipolar Combined with Child Abuse

    This artilce is a general introduction to my book "Ending the Epidemic of Child Abuse".

    Balance could very well be the key to stability with bipolar disorder.  You should take care of yourself physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually in order to manage the disorder.  In other words, you should be balanced.  If anything is out of whack, you could go into an episode.

    Whether you have bipolar disorder or are supporting a loved one who does, it is important to manage your stress levels.  If you have bipolar disorder and don't manage your stress, it can lead to an episode.  If you are supporter, it can lead to burn-out.

    If you have bipolar disorder, you should be taking medication to control it.  You also should be following a good treatment program that involves seeing a doctor, psychiatrist, and therapist.  However, there are other keys to living a happy, healthy bipolar lifestyle.

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