Person: Struggling for Normalcy While Living with Bipolar Disorder
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It seems we see medical advances treating numerous physical ailments
every day. Yet, when it comes to mental health, it seems doctors
push anti-depressants on patients without evaluating completely
their state of mind or if depression really is the issue. Mental
illness frightens because it is difficult to comprehend. Mental
wellness takes a back seat to other ailments. Those with mental
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NEW ORLEANS - No one is calling the 3-year-old colt Justin Phillip
bipolar, schizophrenic, or anything like that. Quirkyâ?
was the word his trainer, Steve Asmussen, chose to describe him.
a race with mental illness
The Union Democrat
Margaret "Maggie" Hurst Reese wants to tell the
world that people with mental disorders can live fulfilling lives.
She knows, because she is doing it. Her plunge from high school
star athlete into the depths of bipolar disease and out again
are chronicled in her new book, "Runaway Mind"?
bipolar disorder support group offers advocacy, education
The Daily News Online
(Mark Gutman/Daily News) BATAVIA — Dr. Beth Allen has learned
a lot since her bipolar diagnosis 20 years ago. Those lessons
have included how to
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San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
As the show opens, Diana Goodman (San Diego's own Alice Ripley),
the bipolar mom of the family, has spent the night disinfecting
the house and announcing to ...
Western Reserve Receives $7.8M to Study Mania in Children
Newswise (press release)
“We want to develop the means by which to more accurately
diagnose bipolar disease in children,” says Robert L. Findling,
MD, the Rocco L Motto, ...
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NBC New York (blog)
... whose frequent brilliance is often overshadowed by his well-documented
personal problems (he struggles with bipolar disorder)--and Johnston's
team is ...
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Village Voice (blog)
In your song "The Loudest Silence" you say there were
rumors about him being bipolar or schizophrenic. Did you pick
up on these things at the time? ...
Group Hope offers help for depression
Rockford Register Star
By Anonymous Group Hope is a meeting of people suffering from
depression or bipolar disorder. It is a safe place to discuss
feelings of sadness, confusion, ...
Schenectady Gazette (blog)
My friend has been in and out of mental hospitals since her late
teens, when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder
is a brain disorder ...
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Adcock has had a long history in dealing with the subject, starting
with her husband and later her daughter who was diagnosed with
bipolar disorder after ...
Seasonal Depression Affects Bipolar Disorder
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emotions at memorial
John Allen revealed his daughter was diagnosed with bipolar disorder
in August of 2002, though several people at the memorial already
need for mental health services is tempered by decreases in funding
Fond du Lac Reporter
George Wagner hates the label mentally ill. The Fond du Lac man
has managed to carve out a balanced life for himself despite his
struggles with bipolar disorder.
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San Francisco Chronicle
(01-24) 14:19 PST SANTA ROSA -- The US Supreme Court cleared the
way Monday for the family of a bipolar man to go to trial in a
suit against Santa Rosa and ...
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The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is searching for a bipolar
man who is off his medication and has a warrant for a probation
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Electroconvulsive therapy - better known as ECT or electroshock
therapy - has been used to treat severe depression and bipolar
disorder for decades. ...
intent, mental illness, two separate entities
Someone who suffers from diabetes can purposely break the law,
no different than someone who is suffering from bipolar or schizophrenia
court: right to commit suicide is among human rights
Ernst Haas, a Swiss citizen suffering from bipolar disorder, had
filed suit after numerous psychiatrists had refused to write him
a prescription for a drug ...
college students seeking help for mental health issues
“He failed a lot of classes and they were about to kick
him out, but he had an actual reason for doing it, so they diagnosed
him with bipolar,” Kim said. ...
bipolar disorder, drinking caffeine is self-medicating
Palm Beach Post
I did it because I finally realized that consuming stimulants
probably isn't a good idea for those of us with bipolar disorder.
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Just one week ago, Bridie was featured in an A News TV report
about her art and her struggle with bipolar disorder. She told
the media outlet there is still ...
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Psychiatric Times (blog)
Both doctor and patient can more readily treat Mr Jones's hypertension
as simply a case of hypertension than can either treat Ms Smith's
bipolar disorder as ...
Santa Monica Daily Press
I must mention he is bipolar and bisexual. We had an ongoing affair
after his first divorce, and we both enjoyed that aspect of our
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Globe and Mail
... tells the story of a lonely bipolar kid from the Bronx –
a musician so talented and tormented that he could carry a tune
and grudge at the same time. ...
drugs not just for schizophrenia
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Drugs like Abilify, Geodon, Risperdal, Seroquel and Zyprexa are
prescribed for a range of psychiatric conditions from autism and
bipolar disorder to major ...
Police Shoot, Kill Bipolar Man
Los Angeles police have shot and killed a mentally ill man during
a struggle on a South Los Angeles street.
police did not mention Utsav's mental health in chargesheet
The Times of India
While the police had described Utsav Sharma, who had attacked
former Haryana DGP SPS Rathore with a knife in February last year,
as 'suffering from bipolar disorder', this fact never got mentioned
in the chargesheet filed against him.
programs offered throughout school year
Osseo Press & News
The OASIS group (Osseo Area Source of Information and Support)
is again hosting presentations during the 2010-11 school year.
These presentations are for parents of children with learning
and behavioral differences including but not limited to: ADHD,
ADD, LD, EBD, ODD, OCD, anxiety, autism, depression and bipolar.