April 25, 2008
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For the more than 2 million
people with bipolar disorder, managing
the extreme swings in mood and energy can
make life a constant struggle.
kin seek justice
Detroit News ST.
CLAIR SHORES --
Maria Carissimi had her
good days and bad days, but relatives say
she wasn't going to let bipolar disorder get
in the way of her ambition.
worried mental illness will suffer brunt
of state's budget crunch
Sentinel & Enterprise
Anne McDonough is a Westford mother
whose son, the oldest of three boys, has
early-onset bipolar disorder, a mental illness
that has created obstacles for him at school.
delicate line between genius and madness
That is the question raised by hotshot
television producer Adam Boland, who has
spoken for the first time about his diagnosis
with bipolar disorder.
halfback takes leave from club to battle
The Parramatta halfback Tim Smith
has sought indefinite leave from the NRL
club to overcome his battle with bipolar
disorder. Smith advised his team-mates
disorder support available
The Appalachian Online
Because of my type
II Bipolar Disorder, I tend to be more
depressed than manic. Depression for people
who suffer from Bipolar Disorder is more
extreme than ...
fight to beat demons
In the week that Eels star Tim Smith
walked away from the game suffering from
bipolar disorder, the game's No. 1 player
admitted he has been seeking ...
our city's shame
Vancouver Sun -
Lisa Sloan was 46 years
old and struggling withi bipolar disorder
when she first found herself homless for the
first time. A city of Vancouver employee for
of bipolar over-diagnosis
CHILDREN as young as four are
being diagnosed as bipolar in what some medical
experts warn is an "epidemic" of over-diagnosis
rippling from the US. ...
fails bipolar med review
Neurontin (gabapentin), is no better than
placebo for bipolar disorder, according to
the Prescribing for Better Outcomes center
at the University of North ...
reveals struggle with mental illness and
bipolar disorder ...
Even though he is taking medication,
Passmore still battles his problems every
day as he lives with bipolar disorder. Bipolar
disorder is an obvious change ...
Confessions of an Ex-Local Celebrity
Editor's Note: Britney Spears
is blond, gorgeous and, according to Dr.
Phil, bipolar. It's the "bipolar" element
that lands her in the tabloids week after after
week, writes Andrea N. Jones, who has learned
to navigate both café society and mental
wards with increasing ease.
Who Are Living With Bipolar Disorder
inside of me is someone I am afraid of. Why?
I am not sure. My mind is a million thoughts
and each of them has a thousand more. Who I
am maybe who I am afraid of and the someone
inside is the real me.
may be effective for alcohol addiction
Reuters via Yahoo! News
A drug used to
treat the symptoms of psychosis in patients with
schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may also be
a useful medication for individuals who are addicted
to alcohol, findings published in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental
health providers brace for budget cuts
The depressed, the bipolar
and the schizophrenic in Santa Barbara County
may soon go from healthy support groups,
therapeutic jobs and supervised housing to
out-of-county institutions, long lines for help
or emergency rooms and jails.
Police ask for public's help in finding missing
North County Times
Oceanside police are asking
for the public's help in finding a 56-year-old
woman with bipolar disorder and head injuries
who disappeared Tuesday after leaving a mental
health clinic in downtown San Diego.
On Thursday April 24, anyone who
has a loved one diagnosed with bipolar disorder
is invited to attend a free educational evening
that will explain alot about the condition
along with some personal stories told by
those who are living with and finding hope and
wellness in Solano County.
to shape a coherent life from frightful extremes
Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Of all the bipolar
memoirs that seem to be popping up like Prozac
these days, Marya Hornbacher's is one of
the few that might prove captivating to more
clubs 'working to address mental illness'
Parramatta Eels half-back Tim Smith
revealed on Monday that he suffers from bipolar
disorder and withdrew from the sport indefinitely.
contract dispute looms
A week after letting him stand
down from football indefinitely to confront
bipolar disorder, Parramatta are heading
towards a dispute with troubled halfback
Tim Smith about paying out the remainder of
to mood-altering condition
For the more than 2 million people
with bipolar disorder, life can be a constant
struggle to manage the extreme swings in mood
and energy. For the subset with a severe form
of the disease called bipolar I, achieving
that balance can be even more difficult.
Marya Hornbacher's new from-the-trenches
A Bipolar Life," offers a disturbing glimpse
into the mind of someone with that ...
next generation: One family's ordeal with a
teen and substance abuse
In three days, Amy Smith
went from relief and hope for her teenage son's
future to complete, utter despair over his
senseless death. On Jan. 16, a psychiatrist
diagnosed Ryan Smith as having bipolar disorder
and prescribed the drug Depakote.
offer to help Smith
TITANS chief executive Michael Searle has
offered support for struggling Parramatta
halfback Tim Smith as he battles with bipolar
disorder with his family on the Gold Coast.
swings: Are they common or a problem?
The term "bipolar" is becoming
a catch phrase that is thrown around at the
slightest change in mood. This term should
not be used so carelessly. ...
will, sobriety triumph
Fuqua has battled bipolar disorder and physical
illnesses, and it is through his own determination,
and with the help of community support organizations,
to speak in city about bipolar disorder
She is bipolar and speaks openly
about her struggle with the disorder in hopes
she will inspire other sufferers to seek help. "You
know, I'm telling you the ...
teen missing, in need of medication
ARAPAHOE COUNTY - A 14-year-old
girl who suffers from bipolar disorder has
been missing since Monday afternoon.
gene testing discovered for bipolar patients
With the difficulty of diagnosing bipolar
disorder, a new test provides some insight
on treating patients who may have tried other
medications and procedures. According to
Sandy Colbs, director of Student Health Services,
bipolar disorder is said to have a very strong
biological basis as a chemical balance.
Of Omega 3s Still Unclear For Bipolar Disorder
Medical News Today
Despite intriguing findings
that omega 3 fatty acid supplements could
alleviate depression symptoms, there is still
not enough evidence to say whether omega
3s are useful treatments for people with
bipolar disorder, according to a review of
test helps find those at risk for bipolar
NORMAL, Ill. -
With the difficulty of
diagnosing bipolar disorder, a new test provides
some insight on treating patients who may have
tried other medications and procedures. According
to Sandy Colbs, director of Illinois State
University Student Health Services, bipolar
disorder is said to have a very strong biological
basis as a chemical balance.
Offers Web-Based Support for Depression and
via Yahoo! News
People with bipolar disorder
and depression can find hope and help with
HAPs online support services.
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