Diagnosis Proposed For Kids Labeled 'Bipolar'
NPR The American Psychiatric Association has released the list
of mental disorders that it intends to publish in its new Diagnostic
and Statistical Manual. The DSM describes the different mental
disorders recognized by modern psychiatry. One big change could
affect kids diagnosed with bipolar disorder. A new diagnosis,
Temper Dysregulation Disorder, is preferred.
guilty of murder in girl's fatal OD
WBZ News Radio Boston A Hull woman was convicted of second-degree
murder Tuesday in the fatal prescription drug overdose of her
4-year-old daughter. Carolyn Riley, 35, was accused of overmedicating
her daughter, Rebecca, on powerful drugs prescribed by a psychiatrist
whoÂ diagnosed her with attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder and bipolar disorder by the time she was 3.
Mississippi Family-to-Family Education Program
Jackson Free Press
In Conference Room 3. The 12-week class is for family members
of adults who have a serious mental illness such as major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and others.
Topics covered include brain biology, treatments, side effects,
coping and communication skills.
and Bipolar changes in DSM
Families of children with Asberger?s and bipolar disorder may
get more help for their children in the future. AP By Linda White
| Reporter A major manual, ...
Drug Sector In Retreat; Alexza Rebounds
Wall Street Journal
AZ-004 is used to help treat agitation in patients with schizophrenia
or bipolar disorder. The US Food and Drug Administration is expected
to issue a ...
outraged by psychiatrist's conduct
She said they were struck by how quickly Kifuji diagnosed Rebecca
with bipolar and hyperactivity disorders, as well as how little
the doctor seemed to ...
Needed for WPIC Study Investigating Treatment of Bipolar Depression
PITTSBURGH, – Researchers at the Western Psychiatric Institute
and Clinic of UPMC are seeking adults ages 18 to 65 with bipolar
disorder who currently have ...
10 Veterans News From Around the Country
Veterans Today Network
In addition to his failure to emphasize the actions were a direct
result of his service connected disabilities (Bipolar NOS, GAD,
Severe Depression). ...
Iowa Child Wishes He Could Stop Violent Behavior
Diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he was 3 and a half years
old, Winn takes three adult prescription medications to try to
control his violent outbursts ...
website for families and friends of people with psychosis
A new website giving straightforward information, advice and support
to relatives and friends of people with psychosis - including
people who have schizophrenia and bipolar disorder - launched
on 8 February 2010.
line serves as local lifeline
The Post and Courier
Ten years ago, Donna Lynch was desperate. Suffering from bipolar
disorder and other psychological ailments, she spread her many
medications out on the table and prepared to swallow them all.
She was on the verge of ending her bottomless despair.
no longer alone
North-West Evening Mail
PEOPLE with bipolar disorder are invited to try new group therapy
sessions in Barrow.
Spirit gives her new lease on life
Jennifer Francis has been diagnosed with a bipolar spectrum disorder,
obsessive compulsive disorder and panic disorder. They are chronic,
disabling conditions she will have to cope with for the rest of
her life. But if you think they are all that define her, think
seek help finding missing teen
Chicago police were seeking the public's help Friday night in
finding a 15-year-old girl who went missing earlier today from
the Northwest Side . Destiny Llaguno, who police said is on medication
for bipolar disorder, went missing from the 2300 block of North
Springfield Avenue. She is described as Hispanic with a medium
complexion, 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 9, 140 pounds, with brown eyes
and black ...
at the White House Was President Lincoln's wife bipolar or just
Some modern biographers like Jason Emerson diagnose her with bipolar
disease, others, like Jean Baker, believe Mary had narcissistic
personality disorder. ...
impresses in Broncos trial
Smith, hoping to make a return to the NRL with the Broncos after
problems with alcohol and bipolar, directed around a young Broncos
outfit which included ...
not there when it's needed
Victoria Times Colonist
I have just spent the past two months dealing with the frustration
of trying to get some help for my son who has just been diagnosed
with bipolar disease. ...
makes Sammy run wild
Los Angeles Times
"They'd have discrete periods of mania or hypomania,"
but it wouldn't last long enough to merit a diagnosis of bipolar
disorder. "Our patient would have an ...
Greensburg murder suspects described as misfits
She said Smyrnes, who was bipolar, also went to Pathways in Mt.
Pleasant, a short-stay mental health treatment center. Smyrnes'
ex-wife, Karena Smyrnes, ...
overdue farewell to the Kennedy dynasty
The Rhode Island congressman is painfully awkward, a poor public
speaker and has suffered from alcoholism, bipolar disorder and
addiction to prescription ...
you lose your health insurance if you have an eating problem diagnosed
And what happens when too many kids are being treated for bipolar
disorder? Should the new diagnosis be specific? It's the job of
the APA to prevent ...
House scraps mental facility closure, "empowerment"
Traci Shipley, 39, a bipolar and manic-depressive patient who
is treated at the mental health facility in Clarinda, pleaded
with lawmakers Monday not to ...
disease approved for medical marijuana use
Two other conditions up for consideration, bipolar disorder and
migraine headaches, were not added to the list. Critics still
argue medical marijuana is a ...
60-year sentence upheld
Kent County Daily Times
... the time the crime occurred because he had below therapeutic
levels of Depakote, a prescription drug he was supposed to take
for his bipolar disorder. ...
Psychoeducation aims to provide people with information about
bipolar disorder, including ways of dealing with mental illness
and its effects. ...
Jennings Not Bipolar, Just Joking
I was dumb enough to think that you were serious about being bipolar.
Good thing you set me straight. Don't believe everything you read
on Twitter, I guess. ...
excuses, no leniency for killers: Editorial
I want to lecture on drinking and driving, I will write a book
and donate the proceeds to the victim's family, I was abused as
a child, I have bipolar ...
Senate adopts change on voting, mentally ill
Still, supporters say it's an important gesture to make because
many Kansans are diagnosed with conditions such as depression
or bipolar disorder.
Jack Owens has overcome bipolar disorder to excel as a goalie
A few months later, Owens, 16, received a diagnosis of bipolar
disorder, which the American Psychiatric Association defines as
"a serious mental illness in ...
Stephen Fry and Kerry Catona in Cardiff bipolar study
Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, refers to severe
episodes of mood disturbance ranging from depression to elation
that affect a person's ...
A psychiatrist testified Becker was diagnosed during three mental
commitments with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and meth-induced
Accused in nun's killing released with rules
The two knew each other through Lauzon's work with Rondeau, a
recovering drug addict who was being treated for bipolar disorder
at the time. ...
the causes and triggers of bipolar disorder
(PhysOrg.com) -- Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression,
refers to severe episodes of mood disturbance ranging from depression
to elation that affect a person's ability to function normally.
East Bay Express
Living with a bipolar mother was an education in itself for Peggy
Kennedy. by Anneli Rufus Whenever the parents of Peggy Kennedy's
classmates at Oakland's St. Louis Bertrand School were sick, the
students created cute get-well cards. But when Kennedy's mother
went into the hospital and she was very sick indeed no one so
much as mentioned it. When other people's parents arrived home
from the ...