Bipolar Disorder Is Over-Diagnosed, What Are The Actual Diagnoses?
Medical News Today
A year ago, a study by Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University
researchers reported that fewer than half the patients previously
diagnosed with bipolar disorder received an actual diagnosis of
bipolar disorder after using a comprehensive, psychiatric diagnostic
interview tool -- the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV
Disorders Misdiagnosed As Bipolar
For the past year, a debate has been raging regarding the misdiagnoses
of bipolar disorder. New research seeks to clarify the initial
findings by determining what the researchers believe is the appropriate
diagnosis. In the earlier study, investigators reported that fewer
than half the patients previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder
received an actual diagnosis of bipolar [...]
Schering psychiatric appears safe, effective
Daily Record WASHINGTON (AP)
Federal health regulators said Tuesday an experimental psychiatric
drug from Schering-Plough Corp. appears to be a safe and effective
treatment for patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Accused of Beheading Baby Points to Need for Mandatory ...
“One of the reasons is that people with depression or bipolar
disorder become delusional and come to have fixed beliefs about
the world around them, ...
charged with murder in Seattle stabbings
The Associated Press
Kalebu has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. One mitigating
factor a jury may consider in deciding whether to impose the death
penalty is "extreme ...
Police: Man shoved probation officer
The Salem News
His case had been delayed in part because of his hospitalization
for bipolar disorder. When Daniels arrived at Barber's office
for a routine check-in, ...
of Bipolar Disorder
About - News & Issues
Bipolar disorder (also known as manic depression) is a disease;
it is a medical condition that causes psychological problems to
such a degree that daily ...
Disorders Rarely Treated
Although Danny was given a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder
(a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder) on multiple
occasions, many Fairfax ...
man's notes targeted Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux
By AP PITTSBURGH — A homeless man suffering from bipolar
disorder targeted Pittsburgh Penguins owner Mario Lemieux with
notes offering unusual advice on how ...
About - News & Issues
This evening I was reading an article published in the Psychiatric
Times by James CY Chou discussing treatment-resistant bipolar
who threatened President has hearing
Christopher is diagnosed with a serious mental disease called
"schizo-affective disorder of the bipolar type."A psychologist
testified that Christopher ...
should have health insurance
As somebody who now has pretty good insurance for the first time
in years, I can attest to how important it is. I can now choose
the doctors I need to see, whether or not they are "in network."
We can finally afford to get daughter, who is bipolar, the treatment
help with ups and downs
It wasn't until a suicide attempt that he was finally diagnosed
with bipolar I disorder -- a condition characterised by manic
highs and depressive lows ...
for missing pregnant woman and son ends happily in Clarkstown
The Journal News
CLARKSTOWN - A pregnant woman with bipolar disorder and her 9-year-old
son who had been missing since Wednesday have returned home, police
citizens tell of ICE lockup, deportations
San Francisco Chronicle
He has bipolar disorder, which requires medication, and is also
mentally disabled. He had been living in a group home when he
got into trouble for ...
I'd never met anyone who was bipolar (what they used to call manic
depressive) or who had obsessive–compulsive disorder or
obsessive– compulsive personality ...
United States Gets a D in Mental Healthcare
About - News & Issues
This makes me feel extremely fortunate that I've never had to
use the public healthcare system for treatment of my bipolar disorder.
a problem is the first step
Jane Fitts, who suffered from bipolar disorder, worked as a solicitor
for 13 years with the American firm, Fannie Mae. Eventually her
bipolar disorder was ...
killing stuns Mansfield
Boston Herald - United States
Cory Piekarski, a friend of the alleged child killer, said Griffin
struggled with bipolar disorder and depression for years, but
was perfectly normal when ...
man is caught in the crisis
Helena Independent Record - Helena,MT,USA
Brown's diagnoses include bipolar disorder, major depression,
post-traumatic stress disorder and schizophrenia. But Brown didn't
begin to know the medical ...
used to treat bipolar disorder
There are three main types of medicine that is used to treat bipolar
disorder: mood stabilizers, anti-psychotics, and anti-depressants.
doctor advocates for people with bipolar disorder
By Arthur Lightbourn, Rancho Santa Fe Review Psychiatrist Thomas
Jensen advocates for people living with bipolar disorder. (Photo
courtesy of Racho Santa Fe ...
used to help treat bipolar disorder
Just as children with diabetes are taught how to manage their
illness, children with bipolar disorder should be taught about
the disorder, specifically how ...
Needs Kids Info 101: What is bipolar disorder?
Bipolar disorder is a type of mood disorder, a real medical illness.
It used to be referred to as manic depression. The term, “bipolar',
refers to the two ...
a parent can do to support a child with bipolar disorder
One of the most popular question a parent asks when his or her
child has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder is “How can
I help my child? ...
man held in slaying of daughter
The Sun Chronicle
MANSFIELD - Troubled and with a history of mental illness, 35-year-old
Kristopher Griffin's life took a dark turn two weeks ago when
the relationship with his girlfriend and mother of his 6-year-old
daughter broke apart.Griffin, who police said was disabled and
had told others he suffered from bipolar disorder, moved temporarily
to a camper owned by friends a short distance across town.
suspected in deaths of Sugar Land mom, baby
The Sugar Land woman, whose body and that of her daughter were
found in a tub, may have been bipolar, officers said.
woman found competent to stand trial
A Howard County Circuit Court judge found a Columbia woman competent
to stand trial on attempted murder charges during a hearing Thursday.
Judge Diane O. Leasure said Michelle Fox, 39, of the 7100 block
of Talisman Court would be able to take part in her own defense.
Defense attorney Jason Shapiro said in court that Fox is bipolar
and on medication. Fox was charged with first-degree attempted
Search For Missing Girl, 2, Boy, 4
WBNS-10TV Columbus Investigators believe a 2-year-old girl and
her 4-year-old brother are with their mother, who is bipolar and
has not been taking her medication. Get the details.
Intense Symptoms Not Always Present in People With ...
Allentown Morning Call
Could what I'm experiencing be bipolar disorder? Is there a definitive
way for doctors to diagnose bipolar disorder? If that is what
I have, is medication ...
Flashback for July 24, 2009
His brief second year followup here, where he says he no longer
has bipolar disorder: So two years after my psychiatrist talked
me into going off the last ...
marijuana march set for Hanover
York Daily Record
Homan has said he uses the drug to help control his bipolar disorder
as other prescribed medications either intensify his disorder
or cause bad side effects ...
seeks help after Portsmouth man sends letter to church ...
As it stands now, Eric, who has bipolar disorder, was last seen
on land, so no water search has been initiated. His brother, Darwin,
last saw Eric on ...
search for pregnant woman, son
Lower Hudson Journal news
Sisco has bipolar disorder and has been off her medication since
February because she's pregnant, Baumann said. "We're told
she has a history of carrying a ...
Do You Have a Favorite Book about Bipolar Disorder?
About - News & Issues
In our Forums, Averill shared, “An Unquiet Mind has always
been my absolute favorite book about bipolar. I can relate to
it so much and I give it to people ...
wants to help bipolar daughter
Post-Tribune Dear Annie -- My 25-year-old daughter, "Nola,"
lives in Alabama, as does her father, and I live in Florida. Nola
is bipolar. She finally acknowledged that she needs medication,
but has a hard time affording it because she has no insurance.
Nola has a difficult time maintaining relationships, male or female,
and creates a lot of drama and conflict. There is always some
crisis or something ...