Charlie Sheen Have a Mental Illness? Is He Bipolar? Manic?
Some psychologists have stated that Charlie Sheen appears to have
bipolar disorder. Dr. Drew Pinsky has said that Charlie Sheen
appears to be having a "manic episode." Another psychologist
says that Charlie Sheen is showing classic symptoms of bipolar
Bay Academy Describes How Teen Bipolar Disorder Can Impact School
Sunset Bay Academy helps parents understand how to tell the difference
between normal hormonal changes and bipolar disorder in teens
and how this behavior can affect teenagers in their school and
family life. Recognizing the problem in teens is the ...
the child with mania please stand up?
British Journal of Psychiatry
She has researched the subject of children and adults with bipolar
disorder for over 35 years. Rates of bipolar disorder in any sample
will depend on the sample studied, the interview used, with whom,
how the information is integrated, the criteria ...
study seeks subjects
Pittsburg Morning Sun
By MATTHEW CLARK A study by the University of Kansas Medical School
in Wichita is geared towards children aged 8-12 with symptoms
of depression or bipolar disorder. The school is looking for children
in Pittsburg, Hays, and Garden City to participate. ...
Disorder: Treatment Centers
Studies have found that bipolar disorder is a serious psychological
illness affecting about 5.7 million adults in the US Severe mood
swings, irritability, depression, and an inability to concentrate
are some of the common symptoms of bipolar disorder. ...
with a purpose
New Bern Sun Journal
Carolyn and Joe took their daughter to group therapy to help her
with bipolar disorder and asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum
disorder. But they said they would describe the therapist's methods
as “ambush therapy” and decided it wasn't the right
Laboratories And Gedeon Richter Plc Announce Results From A Phase
Medical News Today (press release)
... investigational antipsychotic agent cariprazine as adjunctive
therapy in major depressive disorder. Cariprazine is currently
undergoing Phase III trials for the separate and additional indications
of schizophrenia and bipolar mania. ...
illness affecting many Utah families
At 21, Zach Wittwer is finding success in treating his bipolar
disorder and is taking online college classes. Prior to his diagnosis
of bipolar disorder, at age 13, Zach remembers not understanding
what was going on in his mind. ...
Disorder Often Mistaken for Depression in Primary Care
March 1, 2011 — As many as 20% of adults being treated for
depression in primary care may have undiagnosed bipolar disorder
(BD), suggests a new study from the United Kingdom published online
March 1 in the British Journal of Psychiatry. ...
it OK to stay on antidepressants long term?
Last week I wrote about whether people with bipolar disorder in
their family should worry about taking an antidepressant and concluded
with a resounding "maybe." In your case, however, I
would not worry much about your use of Lexapro for several ...
princess and courageous mental health advocate Victoria Maxwell
The Vancouver Observer
After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety, and psychosis,
Maxwell became active in the promotion of mental health awareness
and addressing stigma. During the past decade, she has combined
her theatre background, professional knowledge, ...
from top to bottom: A journey through mental illness
Las Cruces Sun-News
Three years later, after a few high, manic episodes, the diagnosis
was changed to bipolar disorder. It was the deep depressions -
the reality of bipolar disorder is that it is the depressions
which are most disabling, she said - that sent her to the ...
Doctors: Every 5th Bulgarian Affected by Depression
Sotirov tells Bulgarian media Wednesday that nearly 200 000 Bulgarians
have been affected by depression and bipolar disorder. Every fifth
Bulgarian has had a psychiatric disorder at least once in their
live – the most common are phobias, panic attacks, ...
In 1996, Dr. Kathleen Brady disclosed at the US Psychiatric &
Medical Congress, “substance abuse occurs in 30 to 60 percent
of patients with bipolar disorder and is more likely to coexist
with bipolar illness than with any other Axis I psychiatric ...
youth is Epilepsy Foundation 'ambassador'
I have bipolar disorder, and have also tried to get a project-based
job. I did have one for 6 months, then another one for about the
same. I got laid off both, and could never find another job. I
was self employed for over 20 years, making project ...
Macapagal proud of project that delves on bipolar disorder
By JOJO P. PANALIGAN MANILA, Philippines — It required him
to be familiar with medical terms but actor Jake Macapagal believes
going the extra mile for his role in “Next to Normal”
is worth the subject it explores: bipolar disorder. ...
disorder difficult to diagnose, often misunderstood
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
By Jon Baker Charlie Sheen's erratic behavior in recent days —
both on and off camera — has sparked speculation that the
actor might have bipolar disorder, a condition marked by extreme
mood swings. This speculation has brought attention to a ...
Case Worker Helped End The Bipolar Disorder Nightmare
Everyday Christian (blog)
By Carol Flett | When our daughter's first case worker appeared
at our door we were sceptic. What did he know about the battles
of the mind? I was convinced that all she needed was prayer, and
God would do the rest. I forgot that God often uses man to ...
Charlie Sheen Bipolar? Mental Health Experts Say 'His Head Is
as Large as ...
His self-described "grandiose" behavior has led some
to speculate that the 45-year-old actor may have bipolar disorder.
"He looks bipolar -- he's in a particularly manic phase,"
celebrity psychology expert Stuart Fischoff tells PopEater. ...
In light of certain celebrities going on odd rants, the topic
of bipolar disorder has become one which is getting a lot of attention.
In the video below, CNN examines what exactly bipolar disease
is and how to deal with it.
Agoura Hills Acorn
DBSA Ventura, the local chapter of the Depression and Bipolar
Support Alliance, hosts two regular, confidential, peerled, self-help
support groups for people coping with depression and bipolar disorder
or who have a family member or friend who is ...
mentally ill children
Many children are treated with atypical antipsychotics —
drugs prescribed for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. But you
need to do more than just read the warning label before making
the decision to medicate your child. Problems spiked for one Salt
unrecognized susceptibility factor for bipolar disorder identified
Scientists have shed new light on the genetic basis of bipolar
disorder, a highly heritable mood disorder characterized by recurrent
episodes of mania and depression. The new study has identified
a previously unrecognized susceptibility factor for ...
disorder: 10 subtle signs
But in reality, mood disorders can be hard to pinpoint - particularly
in people with bipolar disorder symptoms. "Chalking it up
to moodiness or trouble at work or tiredness is pretty common,"
says Dr. Carrie Bearden, an associate professor of ...
Bipolar Disorder – 40 Million US Adults Affected By Anxiety
Star Global Tribune
But when anxiety becomes an excessive, irrational dread of everyday
situations, it develops into a disabling disorder. Anxiety disorders
last at least six months and can grow worse if not treated. Eligible
beneficiaries suffering from this level of ...
hidden tyranny: children diagnosed and drugged for profit
Vice president of drug giant Bristol-Myers Squibb recently announced
FDA approval for an expanded use of their bipolar blockbuster.
He states, "Because bipolar disorder is a lifelong and recurrent
illness, this labelling update provides physicians with ...
Advisory Panel Favors ECT in High-Risk Category
In a series of nonbinding votes after a two-day hearing in January,
majorities of the panelists preferred keeping ECT devices in the
more restrictive Class III when used for major depression, schizophrenia,
bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, ...
His patient is the lead character Diana, who has bi-polar disorder,
a psychological disorder characterized by alternating episodes
of depression and mania. “Not only did I have to research
on the disorder but some of the lyrics have medical terms. ...
survivor speaks at Eastern Shore Suicide Prevention Conference
He was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type 1 when he was 17.
A year and a half later, in 2000, he was in such a deep depression
that he tried to end his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge,
even after his father sensed that something was wrong ...
Disorder Risk Heightened By Genetic Variant
By Emily Jacobson Bipolar disorder risk is increased by a previously
unrecognized susceptibility factor, according to a new study.
The research, led by Dr. Sven Cichon from the University of Bonn
in Germany, found that genetic variation in the gene ...
denied extra eligibility for James
“(Bipolar disorder) stimulates suicidal tendencies, as well
as drug and alcohol abuse. Connor has experienced all three of
those.” James, who will turn 18 in June, said he was disappointed
with the committee's ruling. “An extra semester (in high
Costa supervisors to decide fate of proposed home for mentally
ill in ...
San Jose Mercury News
The 10-bed residence, just off Byron Highway on Penny Lane, would
welcome men and women with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and
other mental disabilities. Supervisor Mary Piepho, of Discovery
Bay, said she expects supervisors to make a ruling in April ...
writer's unsettling journey
A BEXHILL resident suffering with bipolar disorder has written
an autobiographical account of what it's like to spend a lifetime
living with the condition. David Thomas's book, Unsettling, gives
a fascinating insight of a journey of self-discovery ...
muscles up to help big shake's trauma victims
His diagnosis three years ago with bipolar disorder was a turning
point for the building of a better and stronger life. "It's
about getting out a message," Fraser says of his challenge,
which began at 3pm yesterday at Browns Bay, on Auckland's North
more students with mental disorders, says educator
"The children are suicidal, it's there," added Bramwell-Riley,
"but there is also Asperger syndrome, Tourette syndrome,
mild depression, manic depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
-- I'm seeing quite a lot of that in some of the boys' schools
mental health system needs shoring up
Arizona Daily Star
This level of illness includes, generally speaking, bipolar disorder,
schizophrenia and major depression - severe, persistent conditions
that, if untreated, can significantly impair the ability to function.
People coming into the Pima County jail are ...
Take 'Drive Through' Attitude Toward Mental Patients
[according to his previous records] he is suffering from bipolar
disorder, manic depression, and psychotic episodes. After workers
at the group home in which he resided attempted to assist him,
he became violent and assaulted a staff member. ...