tonight focuses on bipolar disorder
A talk tonight in Greece is aimed at people with bipolar disorder,
their family members and friends. The brain disorder that's also
known as manic-depressive illness causes unusual shifts in mood,
energy, activity level and the ability to carry out ...
(aripiprazole) Approved for Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I
Business Wire (press release)
“Patients with Bipolar I Disorder often experience cycles
of severe mood swings rather than a single episode 1 ,”
said John Tsai, MD, vice president, US Medical, Bristol-Myers
Squibb. “Because Bipolar Disorder is a lifelong and recurrent
for the mentally ill?
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
They suffer from depression, bipolar disorder and other conditions.
They are members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Wood
River Valley chapter Connections Program. NAMI is a nonprofit
organization founded in 2000 in the Wood River Valley. ...
Phase Continues in Del. Police Killing Trial
WBOC TV 16
The psychiatrist says she diagnosed Powell with attention deficit
disorder, post-traumatic stress and a bipolar disorder. Alizai-Cowan
says records also indicate Powell was abused by his parents. Powell
faces the death penalty or life in prison for the ...
student appeals decision in lawsuit against Scranton School District
In January, Corrina Weidow lost a lawsuit against the district
claiming she was discriminated against because of her bipolar
disorder, according to court documents. Ms. Weidow claimed the
district failed to train and supervise teachers on how to deal
the Breeze with... Geraldine and Clive Bailey
Those are the sentiments of Geraldine, wife of Clive who was eventually
diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Geraldine and Clive talked candidly
to the Mayo Advertiser this week about Clive's struggle with bipolar
disorder, its affect on their relationship ...
Ruby Wax and best friend Judith Owen begin their new soul-baring
show, they ...
The US star's new show, Ruby Wax: Losing It, is an account of
the comedienne's battle to admit and overcome bipolar disorder.
It was meant to be serious, but Ruby says the script is the funniest
she's ever written. And she's right. ...
Books for Twenty Somethings
by Bebe Moore Campbell "Fed up with the mental health community
and desperate to save her daughter, who is suffering from bipolar
disorder, Keri enlists the assistance of the Program, an illegal
group of radicals who have rejected the established ...
push to keep mental health court funding
(AP) — Six years ago, former corrections officer Mark Burchell
was so sick from bipolar disorder that he imagined himself as
a military general out to save the world. In reality, he was an
unwashed, unshaven homeless man searching out bus shelters and
bipolar disagnosis, judge labels man as predator
... A former Avoca resident will spend 2½ to six years
in state prison and register as a sexually violent predator for
the rest of his life even though a doctor testified that his client
committed his crimes while suffering from bipolar disorder. ...
affects many through winter months
SAD can be a part of Major Depressive Disorder or Bipolar Disorder.
Depression is a complex neurobiological illness involving many
of the chemicals that transmit signals in the brain and nervous
system. These signals allow parts of the brain to ...
Angeles Chamber Orchestra to explore the musical mind
Los Angeles Times
So the manic side of a bipolar disorder can be of short-term assistance
to an artist in the same ways drugs can — by altering perception.
It's not just artists whose achievements are sometimes prodded
and shaped by bipolar disorder, Whybrow says. ...
You Divorce Someone Who's Suicidal?
Huffington Post (blog)
"Our loved ones see our illness far differently than we do,"
writes John McManamy, an award-winning mental health journalist
and author who has bipolar disorder and blogs at McMan's Depression
and Bipolar Web. "We may complain that they don't ...
News for Bristol-Myers
The recent approval allows Abilify to be used as an adjunct to
mood stabilizers lithium or valproate for the maintenance therapy
of patients suffering from bipolar I disorder. The disease, which
affects 1% of the US population, is characterized by ...
Are Antipsychotics Overprescribed?
Now, some antipsychotics are US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
indicated for maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder. But for
various scientific reasons, I believe the studies on which these
approvals are based are deeply flawed. ...
Diagnosis Drug Rehab Offers Hope and Help
Online PR News (press release)
... –When a person is classified with a dual diagnosis addiction,
it means that they have a substance abuse problem along with another
mental health issues such as but not limited to; depression, anxiety,
schizophrenia, or bipolar disorder. ...
to revive bipolar disorder plot
"The bipolar disorder is something she's been medicating
herself to fight against. Unfortunately, someone tampers with
[the medicine] and stuff's about to blow up!" Sources on
the show added that Silver's struggle with bipolar disorder will
last for a ...
Tout: Issaquah native Brian Yorkey's hit play 'Next to Normal'
By Judy Lightfoot A rock musical about a family chronically destabilized
by the mother's severe bipolar disorder and psychiatric treatments?
It's hard to imagine developing a lyrical stage success from such
a scenario. But playwright/lyricist Brian ...
Willie Rucker is bipolar, and in 1992 the Social Security Administration
determined that the condition was disabling. Since then the agency
has reevaluated Rucker and terminated his disability benefits
after concluding that his bipolar disorder had ...
The doctor is working on how much and what kinds, yet they all
arrive at the same conclusion that I have bipolar disorder where
I go through stages of depression and mania, which you have lived
with, and periods of excitement and euphoria, ...
violence link a 'myth'
Sydney Morning Herald
The research also found a majority of Australians (more than 80
per cent) recognised that people with schizophrenia, or bipolar
disorder, wanted to live and work independently. However, there
was less support (57 per cent) when respondents were asked ...
Increases Certain Brain Regions in Bipolar Disorder
By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor International research
has significantly boosted scientists' understanding of brain structure
differences in those with bipolar disorder as well as how lithium
— introduced in the late 1940s and still considered ...
to Normal,' coming to 5th Avenue, tries to paint authentic picture
Ripley will reprise her Tony Award-winning performance as a woman
struggling with bipolar disorder in Seattle at the 5th Avenue
Theatre. FRANCOIS DUHAMEL / AP "The Soloist," with Jamie
Foxx, left, and Robert Downey Jr., based on a true story, ...
Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, a Father and Son's Story by
There is no physical test – no brain scan, no genetic read-out,
nothing in the blood – that will identify whether someone
has schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or depression. These are diagnoses
established through behaviour and experience, ...
Jackson Opens Up About Daughters Mental Problems
Michael Jackson's sister Rebbie has opened up about her daughter's
battlewith bipolar disorder and schizophrenia in a bid to raise
awareness of mental illness. The star admits coping with the problems
faced by Yashi Brown - one of her three children ...
Mail: "This bipolar nonsense"
About - News & Issues
In 2008 my former co-Guide Kimberly wrote a blog called Is Bipolar
Disorder an Excuse for Wretched Behavior? When the original blog
was misinterpreted by many people, she clarified at the top what
she meant. That blog still gets comments, ...
antidepressants jump-start bipolar disorder?
Ten years ago I would have told you that what you'd heard was
absolutely correct and that people with bipolar disorder should
avoid antidepressants because of the risk these medications pose
in terms of making vulnerable people manic. ...
Disorder: Top 5 Drugs
Bipolar disorder is often characterized by mood swings. Patients
experience highs and lows in their mood. It responds to treatment
with medication as well as psychotherapy. Several bipolar disorder
drugs are available on the market including: 1. ...
given 3-month jail sentence
He has since said that mental illness — he has been diagnosed
with bipolar disorder — played a role in his thinking that
day and that he has been receiving treatment. During yesterday's
hearing, Superior Court Judge Paul Chernoff said that even ...
NAMI is offering a 12-week education and support program for anyone
who has a family member or close friend dealing with a brain disorder,
such as depression, bipolar illness, schizophrenia, etc. The class
will meet from 6-8:30 pm beginning Monday, ...
and Markets: Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist's
Business Wire (press release)
A thoroughly updated version of a key practitioner text, this
new edition includes a treatment manual of cognitive-behavioural
therapy for Bipolar Disorder which incorporates the very latest
understanding of the psycho-social aspects of bipolar illness
NKU The Northerner Online
Javier Bardem plays Uxbal, a father of two, and the husband to
a woman who has many problems, not the least being her battle
with Bipolar Disorder. Uxbal supports his family via seedy means
in the black market and illegal immigrant workers circuit. ...
man deemed not competent to stand trial
Police say at the time Soreff was on at least five medications
for treatment of disorders including autism and bipolar disorder.
A Salem Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that prosecutors had
not shown that Soreff "possesses a reasonable degree of ...
sought for drug study
— Area patients being treated for bipolar disorder are being
recruited to participate in a national study comparing two popular
drug therapies. “This is a study of the two major classes
of mood stabilizer drug,” investigator Dr. Edward S. Friedman
in Pregnancy Risky for Newborns
Antipsychotic drugs are used to treat symptoms of psychiatric
disorders, such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. The new
labeling standards are for older antipsychotic drugs as well as
newer ones. The FDA says its labeling change is intended to ...
Ant on fame, depression and infamy
You've said in the past you have bipolar disorder. Did you ever
feel the condition taking hold of your life? If I give you examples
of some people with bipolar disorder, you'll find they're all
creative and they're all magnificent in their own work. ...
provide that essential difference
The one serious shadow hanging over my life is a medical diagnosis
of an illness called bipolar disorder. Mental distress is a companion
that, over many years, I have learnt to gain power over and manage
well. Consequently I lead a pretty good, happy, ...