Blog Video: Shedding Light on Bipolar Disorder
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Katherine Hobson Catherine Zeta-Jones's disclosure that she
has bipolar 2 disorder has a lot of people looking for information
about the condition. As we've written, about half of bipolar patients
have that iteration of the disease, characterized by ...
Wells: What It's Like Being Bipolar
Huffington Post (blog)
By Christiane Wells I had no idea how serious the diagnosis of
bipolar disorder was at 19-years-old. To have a bottle of lithium
in my hands felt scary. But it explained why I'd had such serious
issues for years -- impulsivity, depression, ...
Track: Catherine Zeta-Jones is dealing with bipolar disorder
Imperial Valley Press
Terrence Malick's long-delayed "The Tree of Life" will
finally be unveiled at Cannes in May. (Los Angeles Times) Security
for this weekend's Coachella music festival is going wide -- a
mile wide. (Los Angeles Times) Cover your ears, Twi-hards: Reese
Mindfulness for Bipolar Disorder
This rollercoaster ride of emotions and energy often seems to
trace the same path as bipolar disorder's ups and downs. By practicing
mindfulness, you notice that both types of thoughts are just thoughts,
and you don't need to react to them or even give ...
Woman's Life as a Bipolar Mom
Cristina Fender, 34, of Austin, Texas, is an aspiring writer,
blogger, and mother of two who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder
in 2006. Each and every day, Cristina struggles to manage her
condition while taking care of her family. ...
Upholds Termination of Bipolar Court Clerk Over Threats
By KENNETH OFGANG, Staff Writer An Orange Superior Court clerk
who claimed that her hostile and threatening conduct toward co-workers
was a manifestation of bipolar disorder was properly terminated,
the Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled. ...
woman reported missing in Chicago
Kimberly Shroff was last seen Thursday at 6:30 pm at a bus shuttle
center at O'Hare, and she never reached her destination, police
said in a high-risk missing person alert. Shroff reportedly suffers
from bipolar disorder and is schizophrenic. ...
marathon to friend
Depression is the most common mental illness, but those with schizophrenia
or bipolar disorder are at a higher risk. Another risk factor
is drug and alcohol use, especially abuse or dependence. And finally,
because men typically choose to end their ...
big factor in bipolar disorder, says researcher
She suffers from bipolar disorder II which is said to be “less
severe” than bipolar I, where mood swings are not quite
as serious and mania isn't quite as high, but is strong enough
to be a cause for concern. Admittedly, stressful occurrences happen
Sheen urges support for bipolar disorder awareness
New York, Apr 17 (ANI): Charlie sheen has recently urged his fans
to show support for the people battling bipolar disorder. As the
former 'Two and a Half Men' actor prepared for another show on
his 'Violent Torpedo of Truth' tour in Toronto, ...
compounds the plight of Libya's mentally ill
By SHASHANK BENGALI BENGHAZI, Libya -- Fatma, a tall, brown-eyed
mother of five, was cured of a bipolar disorder for eight years,
long enough that doctors closed her medical file. The war in eastern
Libya, however, has stirred up those old torments. ...
ill fall through the cracks
Chattanooga Times Free Press
by Kate Harrison Devin Davis, a 42-year-old Brainerd resident
who has bipolar disorder, waits for his turn to speak to the director
of the employment resource center, Clint Roberts, during his bi-weekly
trip to the AIM Center on Monday. ...
researchers launch online guide for carers
Lesley Berk and Tony Jorm, researchers at Orygen Youth Health
and Melbourne University, have launched a website to help caregivers
of people with bipolar disorder. FAMILIES affected by bipolar
disorder are finally getting the recognition they deserve. ...
Too Little, Way Too Late
A year and a month after Aaron Torres went missing, the Department
of Mental Health and Addiction Services finally issued a "Silver
Alert" for a young man who suffers from bipolar disorder
and schizophrenia. That's about a year and a month longer than
health and wellness events around metro Detroit
Detroit Free Press
Bright Nights Community Forum, "Understanding Bipolar Disorder":
Featuring an overview of bipolar disorder presented by Dr. Melvin
McInnis, principal investigator of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar
Research Fund at the University of Michigan Depression ...
Aninsman said Saunders suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
He has no access to his medication, which could enhance his diagnosis
and he could become a danger to himself or others, police said.
Saunders has gone missing from St. Francis on ...
father to discuss mental health 'madness'
La Crosse Tribune
Earley, a former Washington Post reporter, conducted a yearlong
investigation into mental illness inside Miami's Dade County Jail
and then wrote about his family's ordeal to get help for his son,
Mike, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. ...
Sugar, Bipolar Disorder and The Travails Of Big Pharma
Bipolar II exists on a continuum with traditional manic depression.
Instead of mania, a euphoria that can result in a complete lack
of control and even hospitalization, patients with bipolar II
have hypomania, which can make people seem overly up but ...
helping families cope with mental illness
Support family members who have a loved one with a severe mental
illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression
or obsessive-compulsive disorder; 2. Educate the general public
through outreach; and 3. Advocate for mentally ill ...
When we watch celebrity trainwrecks
It is part of our culture to refer to inconsistent behaviors as
"that person is acting totally bipolar." An individual
who is easily distracted may be referred to as acting so "ADD."
If you or someone you care about has Tourette's, bipolar disorder
child has heart condition: parents
The Northern BC couple, who cannot be named to protect their son's
identity, say their boy has bipolar disorder, a speech impediment
and stress cardiomyopathy – a heart condition triggered
by emotional stress that can lead to acute heart failure. ...
much lithium in water triggers hypothyroidism
Lithium is used to treat bipolar disorder as well as treatment-resistant
depression worldwide. But high concentrations of this element
were found in villages of the Argentinean Andes mountains, where
people treated for bipolar disorder exhibited ...
cuts left woman to struggle on own
Arizona Daily Star
Diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a child, Stefanov's life had
never been easy. While she could be a loving girl who adored animals,
she had anger and hostility her family didn't understand. She
once threw lit matches at her grandmother. ...
Sheen faces 9/11 conspiracy theorists' protests for 'neglecting
By Daily Mail Reporter He's recently taken on the issue of bipolar
disorder amongst many other topics in his live stand-up shows.
But there's one cause that Charlie Sheen has been apparently shy
of talking about recently - his conspiracy theories ...