June 13, 2008
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Disorder -- Record Keeping
Keeping records is very important if you have bipolar
disorder. Learn how to document your moods, behavioral
factors, and therapy activities to better manage
WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER: DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT KEY
TO MANAGING ILLNESS
This is the second article in a two-part
series on bipolar disorder. The first article was
published in the Saturday (May 31) issue.
Is The Method For GH's Bernard
Emmy-winning actor and "General Hospital" soap
star Maurice Bernard knows daytime TV drama. What
many might not realize however is that the handsome
and talented actor, diagnosed with bipolar disorder,
faces his own form of inner "drama" everyday.
Traits Provide Clues To Genes For Schizophrenia,
It is important to identify the endophenotypes
-- traits associated with a clinical disorder --
that can serve as a roadmap for detecting disease-related
genes. That is why researchers are studying families
to detect relatives who are carriers of the genes
for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, even though
these individuals don't have the diseases themselves.
with autism under 1 roof
Later, another professional said he had
bipolar disorder, a form of depression. As he grew
older, his social awkwardness became more pronounced.
Researchers Kept Secret $3.2 Million From Drugmakers
Biederman is the leading proponent of the idea that
bipolar disorder, once viewed as an adult disease,
can begin early in childhood and be treated with
experts fail to reveal full drug pay
In the past decade, Biederman
and his colleagues have promoted the aggressive diagnosis
and drug treatment of childhood bipolar disorder,
a mood problem
Canada Approves New Treatment for Bipolar Mania
"With the approval of [quetiapine
fumarate], bipolar mania patients will now have better
symptom control, allowing for improved balance and
stability in ...
car-train crash victim waged fight against bipolar
McKnight sat with his two little girls in a park
Monday afternoon, he told them that their mother
was dead because the car she was driving slammed
into a train.
Disorder: Epidemic Without a Disease
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The following was issued
today by Fred A. Baughman Jr., MD:
Teens at Greater Risk of Substance Abuse
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THURSDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News)
-- Teens with bipolar disorder are at greater risk
of smoking and substance abuse, says a Massachusetts
General Hospital (MGH) study that supports previous
in Fatal Ashwaubenon Crash Battled Bipolar Disorder
Through Web sites, we're learning more
about the woman cited for killing two women while
says son killed by police was suicidal
SAN DIEGO: A San Diego man fatally
shot by police after an armed-robbery attempt last
week was a desperate and suicidal man suffering from
bipolar disease, his mother said.
'Perfect Life' Shattered
Father With Undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder Murders Children
in a state of flux
By Sentinel By Greg Tammen, assistant editor
Researchers have found that nearly 5.7 million American
adults (ages 18 and older) suffer from bipolar disorder
author Hornbacher shifts focus from eating disorder
Jose Mercury News
By Lynn Carey Marya Hornbacher,
the author of 1998 memoir "Wasted: A Memoir
of Anorexia and Bulimia," is touring for her
new book "Madness: A Bipolar Life" ...
doctor hopes article will help bipolar sufferers
Advertiser - Geelong,Victoria,Australia
diagnosis of bipolar disorder has inspired a Geelong
doctor to contribute to a leading medical journal.
Dr Ajeet Singh of the Geelong Clinic ...
Child Left Undrugged
Institute - Charlottesville,VA,USA
At 3, she was
diagnosed with bipolar disorder, also known as manic
depression. By the time she died on Dec. 13, 2006,
little Rebecca was taking Clonidine, ...
and bipolar support group meetings
Depression and bipolar support group meetings are
held Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 pm at
Rawson-Neil Psychiatric Hospital, 1650 Community
makes move to Wigan
Smith, who was suspended for drunken
behaviour and later released by the Parramatta Eels
to deal with bipolar disorder earlier this year,
is expected to ...
delights Eels with Wigan deal
PARRAMATTA insist they hold no grudges
against wayward halfback Tim Smith after he signed
with England powerhouse Wigan yesterday - just six
weeks after they released him so he could deal with
author Hornbacher shifts focus from eating disorder
to bipolar disorder
The last time Walnut Creek native Marya
Hornbacher spoke to a crowd here, she killed. But
she doesn't remember a thing about it, thanks to
prescription drugs mixed with booze.
Warriors give Tim Smith the chance to resurrect
Wigan Warriors completed a deal yesterday
for Tim Smith, 23, who was suspended by Parramatta
Eels after allegations of drunken behaviour and was
released from his contract in April having been diagnosed
as suffering from the manic depressive condition
known as bipolar disorder.
Trudeau discusses mental health problems at hospital
The author and former broadcaster who
has battled for years with bipolar disorder described
her experiences of massive mood swings that would
of methadone-death girl 'feared she was manic depressive'
Mr Scott, who said there had been
a history in his family of bipolar disorder, said
he wished he had told doctors who were assessing
her for the illness. ...
with bipolar disorder
For nearly all of her life, this
is how Nelson has been living with bipolar disorder.
Bipolar disorder -- formerly known as manic depression
-- is not a single disorder, but rather a category
of mood disorders, according to the U.S. government's
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Like
diabetes, heart disease or epilepsy, though, bipolar
disorder is a long-term illness that must be ...
brother: Alleged stabbing suspect off medication
The twin brother of a Brighton man accused
of stabbing a woman to death in his home said today
that his sibling had recently stopped taking his
mediation for depression and bipolar disorder.
Treats Mental Illness by Enlisting the Family
A new program at Beth Israel Medical
Center in Manhattan aggressively treats people with
bipolar disorder by involving their family members.
Treatment Campus Expands at Lowry
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and builder captain John Laing Homes break ground
today on the final phase of Third Way Center's Lowry
Treatment Campus for at-risk youth. The first of
four homes was completed last summer and has already
served 26 children with a wide array of mental illnesses
ranging from bipolar disorder to Asperger's Syndrome.