disorder vastly undertreated: study
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bipolar disorder, a brain disorder that strikes
early and can cause lifelong disability, is chronically undertreated
in many low-income countries, government researchers reported
on Monday. Their survey of more than 61000 patients ...
Uncover New Genetic Susceptibility to Bipolar Disorder
About - News & Issues
By Marcia Purse, About.com Guide March 7, 2011 One more step has
been made in discovering the genetic causes of bipolar disorder.
A large study of the human genome has identified a variation in
a gene called neurocan (NCAN) as being significantly ...
Charlie Sheen's Bipolar, Eh?
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
These are just a few of the media outlets that have recently theorized,
uncritically, that Charlie Sheen may have bipolar disorder. It's
odd. How do the journalists know? As far as we know, no treating
doctor has ever diagnosed Sheen with bipolar ...
Americans Have Highest Risk of Developing Bipolar Disorder
Stockbyte/Thinkstock(GENEVA) -- People in the United States have
the highest risk of developing bipolar disorder, according to
a new survey of 11 countries released Monday. The World Health
Organization surveyed more than 61000 people from countries in
loses defamation case
Sydney Morning Herald
A parishioner whose inappropriate comments included recommending
an orgasm as a remedy for bipolar disorder has lost his sexual
harassment defamation case. In ruling against Bruce Haddon on
Tuesday, Justice Carolyn Simpson found the 60-year-old ...
Jockey Finds Salvation In Racing
But what is less known, is that she was drawn into horse racing
through her battle with bi-polar disorder. In her memoir Long
Shot: My Bipolar Life and the Horses Who Saved Me , Harris describes
her love for racing and how the horses helped heal her ...
Living With Bipolar Disorder Do Not Receive Treatment
Alarming figures have been released by researchers of a new study
on bipolar disorder which point to a vast amount of patients not
receiving the treatment they so desperately need. A mental health
disorder, the condition can result in life long ...
plummets on failed bipolar drug study
s (NASDAQ: RGEN) stock is in a tailspin, falling 28 percent, following
the company's release of data showing that its drug candidate
for bipolar disorder doesn't work. Executives at the Waltham,
Mass.-based biotechnology company said that the Phase 2b ...
Tells a Tale of a Family Who Triumphed Against Illness, Depression,
One of the obstacles they met is Bipolar disorder, a mentally
challenging condition leading to an effect similar to a split
personality, which was unknown during that time. No one discussed
what effect it had on individuals. ...
of Bipolar Patients Don't Receive Proper Treatment
TopNews United States
Even though bipolar disorder is considered a lifetime illness
since symptoms can be seen starting in early childhood, the brutality
of additional disorders and treatment needs for those are often
ignored, especially in low-income countries. ...
mood swings tied to bipolar illness
The course of bipolar disorder may be worse in women who have
premenstrual symptom exacerbation of their mood symptoms, according
to a new prospective one-year study. Women with bipolar illness
are at greater risk of relapse during the postpartum and ...
Illness Stigma: How Women Can Make a Big Impact Against It
Huffington Post (blog)
Demonstrating a great confidence in her readers she wrote, "Well,
I have bipolar disorder, and I'm not coming to kill you. I promise."
These words, hanging unspoken for so long, were out on the page
for the first time to her readers and colleagues. ...
ill suffer from states' budget cuts
By Catherine Candisky The Worthington family had lost its health
insurance, and Finan could not pay the $3500-a-month tab for medicines
she needed to treat her bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses.
"She was doing really well, and when we ran out ...
Keith: How I Would Treat Charlie Sheen
Among the possibilities would be (and I am certainly not diagnosing
him now, because I have not interviewed him): Polysubstance dependence
(cocaine, alcohol or other substances); bipolar disorder (often
characterized by symptoms like pressured speech, ...
'horrified' when bushfire spread
A psychiatrist gave evidence Adam had long suffered from bipolar
disorder and had manic episodes triggered by stress. Adam told
the court he was panicked and confused when he got lost while
bushwalking at Bridgewater in March 2009. ...
Past, present and future
Los Angeles Times
A talented but troubled actor potentially suffering from a bipolar
disorder is fired from a hit TV show after one too many embarrassing
incidents involving substance abuse. And less than a decade later,
Robert Downey, Jr. goes from a tabloid story and ...
Senior Federal Judge Should Serve Time for Helping Stripper Buy
The defense blamed Camp's untreated bipolar disorder (he instead
received medication for depression) and a traumatic brain injury
that allegedly adversely affected his impulse control for his
decision to help a stripper buy drugs. ...
world laughs on as a talented man self-destructs in the spotlight
Sydney Morning Herald
But his outbursts exhibited classic symptoms of a drug-induced
mental illness, and he could well have developed bipolar disorder.
"He appears to be having a hyper-manic phase that would really
need to be assessed," she said. ...
He was not always a likeable man – often a bully and troubled
by Bipolar disorder as well as his fascination with the occult
and Black Magick – but he mentored and developed some huge
talents – the likes of Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Dick
depression and bipolar disorder; New treatments are on the horizon
New York Daily News
Major depression and bipolar disorder are two of the most common
disorders seen by psychiatrists. "Depression affects between
10% and 15% of the population," says Iosifescu. "Bipolar
disorder is less frequent, but still affects 2% to 4% of Americans
and mom talks about teens and mental illness
Los Angeles Times
A Family's Journey Through Bipolar Disorder," inspired by
true events and her research into how mental illness affects families.
She'll also talk about using humor to confront serious mental
conditions. "I want to reach those who don't know ...
the Manic Mind
Huffington Post (blog)
The news seems overly-focused on the antics of actor Charlie Sheen,
who has been described by some commentators as suffering from
bipolar disorder and who is viewed as currently in a state of
mania. Because I have never met Sheen, ...
Awards: Finding the 'crazy manic sides'
Yet, as Robinson delved deeper into Lipsett's bipolar disorder,
he at first refused to admit a connection to the director's "crazy
manic sides." It wasn't until a year after he finished the
script and handed it to Ushev that Robinson himself was ...
Boy Found After Reported Missing
PSCO Cpl. Brandon Gurley said Noah Buran, who has been diagnosed
with bipolar disorder and reactive attachment disorder and is
on medication, had gotten upset and home and took off into the
woods. Noah was found about 10:30 pm along Harmony Grove ...
Sheriff's Dept. looking for missing woman
San Bernardino Sun
She suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and has not
been taking her medication. Sheriff's investigators are looking
for a mentally disabled woman from Riverside County who has been
missing since Feb. 18. Lynette Elda Donahoe, 60, ...
game aids understanding of bipolar disorder
A board game has been developed to promote better understanding
of bipolar disorder and how it affects sufferers. Jocelyn Duncan,
from Caerphilly, lived with the illness, characterised by severe
mood swings, for decades before being diagnosed. ...
we stigmatising Charlie Sheen?
The recent behaviour of actor Charlie Sheen has led to some -
including US TV doctor Dr Drew Pinsky and a number of bloggers
- to suggest he has bipolar disorder. In this week's Scrubbing
Up column, mood disorders expert Dr Paul Keedwell suggests why
Cities Mental Health Summit works to improve access to mental
Appleton Post Crescent
KIMBERLY — Karen Schiller has lived with bipolar disorder
for 13 years. She knows the pitfalls of trying to access and find
her way through the maze of local mental health services. As development
director for NAMI Fox Valley, an education and support ...
Berry also argues that his sentence is inappropriate due to his
history of bipolar disorder. We note that Berry did not present
this argument to the trial court. Nevertheless, there are several
considerations that bear on the weight, if any, ...
of a specific measure to assess health-related quality of life
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Methods: A psychometric study was conducted with clinically stable
outpatients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder under antipsychotic
treatment. The translation and cultural adaptation of the questionnaire
was performed according to international ...
sponsors a course for families
The course covers schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression,
panic disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder. It offers coping
skills, basic information about medications, communication techniques,
problem-solving skills, recovery and ...
v. SUPERIOR COURT OF STATE OF CALIFORNIA FOR COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
The newborn was detained due to mother's mental health problems
and failure to reunify with ES In addition to other psychological
problems, she also had bipolar disorder and was on psychotropic
medication. Father likewise had his own mental health ...
to pay $68.5 million in Seroquel settlement
Los Angeles Times (blog)
The complaint alleged that London-based AstraZeneca promoted Seroquel,
which is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, for
unapproved uses, failed to properly disclose potential side effects
and withheld studies that questioned the safety ...
Sheen isn't funny
Los Angeles Times
He'd rather poke fun at the suggestion that bipolar disorder might
help explain his rants, his anger, his grandiose notions. Maybe
even his addictions. "If I'm bipolar, aren't there moments
when a guy, like, crashes, like … ...
Pharma Seeks Little Patients, Part 1
The Epoch Times
... 2011 Last Updated: Mar 12, 2011 Since pharma discovered the
ka-ching in pediatric psychopharmacology, millions of kids are
on ADHD meds and other psychotropic drugs for conduct disorders,
depression, bipolar disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, ...
for a Disturbed Child
New York Times (blog)
... Ms. Lipe's 18-year-old son, whose name is not used in the
story, has struggled with mental illness since his early teens,
and as he grew taller and stronger his bipolar disorder and autism
made his mother afraid of him and for him. ...
to Normal': Bittersweet beauty of love and loss
Librettist/lyricist Brian Yorkey and composer Tom Kitt expand
theatric freedom by putting bipolar disorder, a psychological
condition characterized by intermittent and extreme mood shifts,
in the center, as well as its impact to family members who've
knocks Mich. prisons over prescription drugs
Seroquel, a treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder,
was the most prescribed antipsychotic drug. Auditors said the
Corrections Department could have saved more than $350000 a month
by switching just half of the prescriptions to Risperdal, ...
opinion helps pinpoint bipolar disorder
Times of India
Researchers have found that as many as 69 per cent of initial
diagnoses of people with bipolar disorder were incorrect, underlining
the importance of seeking a second opinion. For instance, a patient
Eric Wilson struggled for decades with depression ...
does US have high bipolar disorder rates?
KENS 5 TV
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings) by Ryan Jaslow / CBS (CBS) Charlie
Sheen may or may not have bipolar disorder, but new research suggests
that the potentially deadly mood disorder may be more prevalent
in the US than in other countries. ...
audit finds MDOC overspent on medications
Auditors also took the state to task for its use of Seroquel,
a name brand medication used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder. Seroquel, a treatment for schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder, was the most prescribed antipsychotic drug. ...
white wedding? Our big green wedding is a quarter of the price!"
And managing bipolar disorder, the eco-friendly bride is determined
to avoid stress. "John and I are very environmentally-conscious
at home -- we do a lot of recycling and try to reduce our energy
consumption. So we didn't want our wedding to leave a ...
For Those With a Loved One With Mental Illness
Huffington Post (blog)
More than 50 million Americans, youth and adults, are diagnosed
each year with a mental illness like major depression, panic disorder,
generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar
disorder, schizophrenia -- and alcohol and drug ...
pays $68.5 million in Seroquel marketing case
McKnight's Long Term Care News
States had charged AstraZeneca with marketing the drug, which
is approved to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, for use
on elderly patients with dementia, among others. In the lawsuit,
states also claimed the company hid the nature of the drug's ...
What I do find hard is when people attribute normal reactions
to something, such as getting annoyed waiting in traffic, to my
bipolar disorder. "People with bipolar can seem like they
are overreacting in some situations, or being really lazy in others,
Valley support group begins program for teens with mental illness
Allentown Morning Call
When Sharon mentions her son's suicide and describes its connection
with his lifelong struggle with bipolar disorder and attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder, Samantha is ready to offer her
opinion about the impact that bullying had on her brother. ...
County Police Issue Golden Alert For Missing Man
Powell has a history of bipolar disorder requiring medication
and may be suicidal. Anyone with information on Powell's whereabouts
can call Oldham County police at 502-222-0111 or their local 911.
Views of Cranford Homicide Suspect
Neighbors say William Parisio suffered from bipolar disorder;
had dated victim, Pamela Schmidt, for six year. William Parisio's
mugshot. Courtesy of the Union County Prosecutor Office Friends
and neighbors struggling to understand Pamela Schmidt's ...
to gut mental health spending in Texas will not only destroy lives,
San Antonio Current
CHCS worker David Goodykoontz (right) takes down information from
Anthony Taylor, who says he has been living on the streets for
months and suffers from bipolar disorder. CHCS worker David Goodykoontz
surveys a homeless encampment on the city's north ...
seek help finding missing brother of former politician
She is concerned for his safety, due to the fact that he suffers
from bipolar disorder and is not taking his medication, according
to police. Rodney Fox may be somewhere in Indiana, police said.
He is described as 6-foot-1 with blue eyes and brown hair ...
fun in Des Moines: 'Next To Normal'
See one of seven performances of three-time Tony Award-winning
musical “Next To Normal,” which follows the story
of a family dealing with a mother's bipolar disorder. The show
opened on Broadway less than two years ago and has a driving rock
score to ...
psychiatric advance directives worthwhile?
For example, years ago I took care of a woman with bipolar disorder
who was remarkably rational when not in an episode. She was a
sweet, thoughtful woman who tended toward shyness. She had complete
insight into her illness and took her medications like ...
William Scott Rehab? 'American Pie' Actor Enters Treatment
The government claims there 3 million people with bipolar disorder...how
come all of them seem to live in Hollywood? i hope he gets better!!!
i just saw american pie 3 on tv the other day... not his finest
work. JC80: i hope he gets better!!! i just ...