|Genomics In The Journals
The large international consortium did a genome-wide association
study involving 7,481 individuals with bipolar
disorder and 9,250
|Anne Mozingo Sues
After Her Late Husband's Brain Was Removed Without Consent
The Huffington Post
ALFRED, Maine -- The practices of a prestigious medical research
institute that studies schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder are on trial
in Maine, where the organization collected at least 99 brains from
|Brain-collection practices on trial in Maine
AP via Yahoo! Singapore
The practices of a prestigious medical research institute that studies
schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder are on trial in Maine, where
the organization collected at least 99 brains from organ donors.
| North Andover man gets 14-15 years for stabbing
SALEM, Mass. â Thomas
Belanger of North Andover pleaded guilty this morning to the 2008
stabbing death of his psychotherapist in exchange for a 14- to 15-year
sentence. The plea came following another court ordered competency
exam for the 22-year-old, who claims he hears voices and takes five
medications he takes for psychiatric problems, including extreme
and post-traumatic ...
|NAMIWalks held to battle mental illness
Joan Bishop of Goffstown is promoting the 9th Annual NAMIWalks
event in honor of her sister, Linda Bishop, who died 3-½ years ago
after a long battle with mental illness. The event will be held
Oct. 2 at the New Hampshire Hospital soccer fields on Fruit Street.
Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:30 a.m.
Linda Bishop, who suffered from bipolar disorder, died of starvation ...
|'It can happen to anyone': Rebbie
Jackson, daughter share message of ...
The Times and Democrat
Rebbie Jackson shares her experience being
the parent of a child with bipolar
disorder type I at the Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center
Faith-Based Community Health Conference. The sister of a pop superstar
and her daughter shared an inspiring ...
|Hope of Recovery art exhibit set for Sunday in Mobile
Press-Register - al.com (blog)
(Press-Register/Mike Kittrell) Hope of
Recovery Exhibit 2011 gallery (8 photos) MOBILE, Alabama -- Diagnosed
with bipolar disorder more than a decade
ago, Zena Slay, now 39, proudly explained
that she hasn't been drunk or high in nearly eight months. ...
are treatable, Palm Beach Day Academy teachers learn in ...
Palm Beach Daily News
Joyce and Dusty Sang of Chicago lost their son, Ryan Licht
Sang, to bipolar disorder
six years ago. By Carolyn Susman This
is not your typical back-to-school story. This is about parents
and teachers who care enough about the epidemic of depression and
|Jones girl helps raise awareness of bipolar
The Paisley Daily Express
It is estimated that between two and three per cent of the population
of Scotland are currently living with bipolar
disorder – but many people remain ignorant about this serious
medical condition. Film star Catherine Zeta Jones, below, ...
Boy from Bothell: Bipolar Vietnam Veteran
By Gene Olson Gene Olson's The Boy from Bothell: Bipolar Vietnam
Veteran gives a memoir of his life, his difficulties with bipolar
disorder and his fight for sanity. As Olson notes, bipolar disorder
was first described at the time of Hippocrates and is ...
the Order of the Day
Thanks to a combination of therapy and medication, coupled with
his role as a facilitator at a depression and bipolar disorder support
group at the Mental Health Association of Lebanon County, the disorder
is manageable despite its presence, ...
Of Mentally Ill Have Their Own Struggle
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
One wife worries so much about the manic stage her husband with
bipolar disorder is in. • Family
Connections support group, led by Pine Rest social worker Jim Vander
May, meets from 5:30 to 6:30 pm the second and fourth Monday at
Pine Rest Southwest ...
|NAMIWalks held to battle mental illness
Registration begins at 9 am and the walk starts at 10:30 am Linda
Bishop, who suffered from bipolar disorder, died of starvation shortly
after the New Hampshire Hospital granted her release early in 2008.
She was found in an abandoned Concord house in ...
Griffin (Lydia Senn / RN-T.com)
Rome News Tribune
Griffin, who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
and depression, has lived in the apartment complex on Lyons Drive
for a year. The complex opened in 2009 and is operated by Williams
Real Estate in Rome. ...
Honored for Outstanding Achievements in Mental Illness Research
MarketWatch (press release)
She has developed sophisticated measures to precisely track her
work to identify overlapping and distinguishing characteristics
of patients with schizophrenia and psychotic bipolar
disorder, also associating these clinical intermediate phenotypes
be afraid of Virginia Woolf: VIRGINIA WOOLF BY ALEXANDRA HARRIS
Some of her symptoms were those of manic depression (bipolar disorder), an illness which
became a part of her life, to be dreaded by her and battled through.
Modern stabilising drugs had not been
discovered, the only treatment was bed-rest, ...
sentences Arizona man to death in 2006 murder of family of 5
Miller's attorney told jurors that his client has bipolar disorder and had a troubled childhood and should be shown
mercy. Prosecutor Kristen Hoffmeyer began
her arguments by showing gruesome photos of the bodies of all five
victims, including two ...
Advisers Urge FDA To Address Antipsychotics In Kids
The FDA in the next month to six weeks will release a revised label
for Abilify, a drug sold by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Otsuka Pharmaceutical and approved to treat schizophrenia
in adolescents, bipolar
disorder in children 10 to 17 years old and ...
win in lawsuit over brain collection
The Bethesda, Md., institute collected brains for use in the study
of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. In her lawsuit, Anne Mozingo,
of York, said her husband's entire brain was removed after he died
of a brain aneurism in 2000. ...
courageous admission boosts bipolar campaign in Scotland
by Robin Turner, Western Mail FILM star Catherine Zeta- Jones' admission
that she had bipolar disorder has sparked a national campaign about
the illness in Scotland. And the Swansea-born actress, who celebrated
her 42nd birthday on Sunday while her ...
Behavioral Health to offer depression screening Oct. 6
The process allows the individual to identify potential outcomes
that cover the following conditions but is not limited to depression
(including bipolar, generalized anxiety, post-traumatic
stress disorder and
adolescent depression), alcohol and eating ...
in Wales focus on 'genetic regions' linked to two mental illnesses
by Graham Henry, Western Mail CARDIFF scientists have found more
common genetic variants that appear to contribute to the risk of
developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Research into the
two brain disorders has uncovered molecular evidence that ...
|For Some, Faith Is Powerful Partner In Mental Health
By Charley Honey | The Grand Rapids Press Emily Zoladz
| The Grand Rapids PressJim McNaughton,
of Hudsonville, suffers from schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, and anxiety. He
was diagnosed in the late '70s and lived in and out of ...
have missed it a lot' — Michael Douglas happy to be back at Alfred
By Dave Lord The star battled throat cancer, while his wife Catherine
Zeta Jones checked into hospital after revealing she was suffering
from bipolar disorder. Douglas admitted
it had been an ''eventful time,'' but is looking forward to the
|Clayton talks, writes about experiences
Clayton, a 70-year-old adjunct professor at Mississippi College
in Clinton, suffers from bipolar
disorder, sometimes called manic-depressive disorder. Her
mood swings range from sky high to ocean deep. They are maintained
to a degree by medication. ...
|Mr Bean finds British Royal family funny
London: Singer-actress Demi Lovato
says she lied to friends and colleagues in a desperate bid to cover
up her eating disorder. Lovato, 19, who
checked into rehab last year to tackle a number of personal issues,
including bipolar disorder and ...
|Ensuring that patients get right prescription for anti-psychotic
by Dr Jane Harrison, Western Mail ANTI-PSYCHOTICS are a range of
highly-effective medications used to treat mental distress or disorder
– mainly schizophrenia and manic depression (bipolar disorder). They can also help people suffering from severe
|The Connection Between Big Pharma
and Our Kids
Huffington Post (blog)
The same was true for diagnoses, in particular the diagnosis of
pediatric bipolar disorder the he almost single-handedly
created. The fact that his work was supported by several drug companies,
and that he was paid handsomely for giving speeches and ...
|Police Search For Missing Woman
Lt. Ron Brandolini told the MetroWest
Daily News that Bamvakis has bipolar disorder and is not able to
care for herself. She is 5 feet, 2 inches tall, weighs about 115
pounds, has brown hair and hazel eyes. Bamvakis
was last seen wearing black stretch ...
|Nancy Jusky column: Help us
help people with mental illness
The Sheboygan Press
Those receiving assistance from this program have no means of covering
the cost of medications used to treat their mental illness, such
as depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and
anxiety disorders. This could be due to lack of health insurance,
|Zakk Wylde Gets Restraining Order
According to court documents obtained by TMZ.com, the man in question
has previously been diagnosed with mental illnesses including bipolar disorder. A Los Angeles County
judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing the man
from coming ...
|Some victims refuse help
Family tried to get psychiatric care Embed multimedia (photos, galleries,
audio, map): Louise Jobin remembers her
son Clyde "Bruce" Gaunt Louise Jobin
remembers her son Clyde "Bruce" Gaunt In September 2006,
Clyde Gauntt's family sent him to live at a Loudon campground,
making him homeless. It was part of a plan: Gauntt,
54, had suffered from bipolar
disorder and alcoholism for years,
and his ...
|Ultramarathoner Howard Schaub
always looking for his next challenge
Herald & Review
DECATUR - Howard Schaub started running
marathons about the time he was diagnosed with bipolar
disorder, and he
had completed five before discovering that 26.2 miles was not the
|Atypical antipsychotics may aid symptoms
for some off-label uses, but not others
Atypical antipsychotic medications, developed to treat schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder, are frequently prescribed for many off-label uses. A
new study finds that medical evidence suggests the drugs are effective
in reducing symptoms for some off-label conditions, but not others.
Bipolar Disorder Drug Market Will Decline from $6.5 Billion in 2010
to $4 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
The findings from the Pharmacor topic
entitled Bipolar Disorder reveal that atypical antipsychotics make
up the majority of sales in this market, with more than $5.3 billion
in sales in 2010. The most commonly used atypical antipsychotics
for bipolar ...
|Wirral lady who set up first women's roller derby, despite
suffering from ...
The 42-year-old from Wallasey set up Wirral Whipiteres in February
despite suffering with bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder. Since then the team has gone from strength to strength
– attracting 50 members.
Researchers In 'Depression Gene' Find
Swedish researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy
in Gothenburg have managed to identify a gene connected which they
believe have a strong connection to bipolar disorder. Previous studies
have shown that bipolar disorder, previously known as manic depression
Wax: A fifth of people have dandruff, a quarter have mental illness...
Having turned her experience of bipolar disorder into a stage show,
Ruby Wax tells Sarah Freeman why we all need to open up about mental
illness. RUBY Wax never seemed short on self-confidence. She was,
after all, the woman whose interview technique ...
|Actress Patty Duke Shares Struggle with BiPolar Disorder
Rochester, N.Y. - Actress and Mental Health Advocate shares her
struggle with Bipolar
Disorder at East House's "Hope
and Recovery" Luncheon.
|Man reportedly living in bushes at Antonio
and Oso parkways
Ladera & RSM News
COTO DE CAZA Welfare check. 5:31 p.m. Monday. 0 block of Joliet
Drive. Woman reported her husband was having a manic episode and
threatening her and his employees through text messages. The man,
45, suffers from bipolar disorder and his still on...