A bipolar hide-n-seek
Actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones are shielding
their two children from their mother's struggle with bipolar
disorder because the kids have just come to terms with Douglas'
recent battle with cancer. The stars, who explained all about
What's Hot at APA's 2011 Annual Meeting?
At the upcoming meeting, a wide variety of sessions and workshops
will be presented on mental health issues during a woman's entire
reproductive lifecycle, including treating pregnant women with
bipolar disorder, the challenges of prenatal and newborn
Feds Seek $1 Billion from J&J
In adults and in teenagers and children of 10 years or older it
is also used to treat bipolar disorder. It is also used
to treat behavior associated with autistic disorder in children
and adolescents ages 5-16 ages. Risperdal
is in a class of ...
Biotie Therapies Corp. Interim Report 1 January
- 31 March 2011
Marketwire (press release)
Biotie is currently assessing options
for evaluating rufinamide (SYN115) in
the treatment of bipolar disorder. An analyst and media
conference call will take place on 13 May 2011 at 2.00 pm Central
European Time. The conference call will be held in ...
Dead man's family grateful for kindnesses
By Stephanie Czekalinski William "Billy"
Lane of Upper Arlington learned he had bipolar disorder
last year, his family said. Family members of the man who was
shot after threatening a Hilliard police officer with a knife
say they're sorry for the ...
|Dealing with bipolar disorder
Ms Lee was diagnosed with bipolar 1 disorder when
she was 20 and says it was a blessing in disguise. It encouraged
her to dream big and make those dreams into reality. “I didn't really
have any dreams before, apart from the common ones such as having
Bipolar musical strikes a chord in Melbourne
The Melbourne Theatre Company is putting on Next To Normal - a
musical about a family dealing with bipolar disorder. It
stars television actress Kate Kendall as a mother with bipolar
and Matt Hetherington as her supportive husband. ...
Zeta-Jones' latest 'hair roller' role more
Hilda Ogden than Hollywood
by Robin Turner, Western Mail AFTER fighting a high-profile battle
against bipolar disorder, Catherine Zeta-Jones has gone
back to what she does best. And the 41-year-old Swansea-born actress
has been unselfconsciously filmed wearing a set of hair ...
Bipolar Disorder: 6 Celebrities Who Bravely Speak Out
by FYI Health Writer Bipolar disorder sufferers you're
not alone. Bipolar disorders 1 and 2 are mood influencing mental
disorders affecting almost 5 million Americans. We commend the
brave stars who have publicly shared their struggle with bipolar
|'He was a manic depressive': Yves Saint Laurent's
former lover on life with ...
By Katie Silver Yves Saint Laurent's former lover has revealed the
designer spent his life batting bipolar disorder. Pierre
Bergé opened up in an interview to promote
new French film L'Amour Fou (Crazy Love), claiming the iconic fashion
figure battled ...
|Do Something for Yourself
By Joe Kraynak Last week, I attended a
NAMI problem-solving workshop for people who have family members
with serious mental illness, including bipolar disorder.
The tone of the workshop was fairly low. Many attendees were feeling
the strain of dealing ...
Missing Roseville woman, 60, found safe
The Detroit News
Rosia Lee Watson, who police say suffers
from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, went missing early
Monday outside her family's home near 13 Mile and Little Mack
in Roseville. Roseville Police say staff at a local hospital saw
a media broadcast today ...
Family of fatally shot man extends sympathy
But family members of 25-year-old William "Billy" Lane
say they sympathize with the officer who shot and killed Lane,
who had been diagnosed last year with bipolar disorder.
"We hold no ill feelings and extend our sympathy to the unfortunate
Police Locate Missing Dinuba Man
KMPH Fox 26
Park suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Officers
say he has already missed two of his daily required medications.
Police say he does not have any family in the area. He is described
as being 5'9", weighing 140 pounds, with gray hair and ...
|A memorial to Seth Jordan
He also wrestled with bipolar disorder from the time he was
17. The illness led to substance abuse and psychosis. He was discharged
from Spring Harbor Hospital in 2002, after his fourth psychotic
episode. His father, Bob Jordan, couldn't get him past ...
|Edmond Memorial graduate wants to help others
the way she was helped
Simmons said her mother was diagnosed as having bipolar disorder
with schizophrenia. With her father not in the picture, Simmons
moved in with her grandparents. Senior Lauren Simmons takes part
in graduation practice at Edmond Memorial High School on ...
|May is Mental Health Month
Mental illness is a real and treatable set of conditions that include
diagnoses such as major depression, bipolar disorder, panic
attacks, generalized anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity
disorder, and schizophrenia among dozens of others. ...
|Why this hero is throwing a lifeline to the
Older brother Jonathan had bipolar disorder. He died months
earlier, at 34. Dee, well known to television viewers around the
world for his part in the real-life series Bondi Rescue, is speaking about his experience
for the first time in the hope it ...
|An Inside Look at Bipolar Disorder
This week, the library hosted author Wendy Williamson, who chronicled
her struggles with bipolar disorder in the memoir I'm Not
Crazy, Just Bipolar. According to the National Alliance on Mental
Illness (NAMI), bipolar disorder affects over 10 million
|Hailey Joins Trillium Springs Counseling Center
"Hope's experience working with adolescents struggling with
issues of drug abuse, bipolar disorder, psychosis, anxiety,
depression, and suicidal ideation will be of significant benefit
to our clients," said Trillium Springs Counseling founder and
|Mental illness, privilege and the myth of 'success'
This is corroborated with media reports of celebrities suffering
with anxiety, depression and bipolar disorder as well as
high rates of mental illness among students at prestigious universities
and people in the corporate world. ...
|Bipolar Disorder a Focus During Mental Health Awareness Month
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time for people to find
out more about mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder
and seek out help for them just like Catherine-Zeta Jones did. May
is designed Mental Health Awareness Month, ...
|IN RE G.G.
Mother said she has seizures, bipolar disorder, and severe
back pain because of a degenerative spinal disc condition. For bipolar
disorder, she takes Cymbalta, Seroquel, and Klopin. For
her seizure disorder, Mother takes Keppra.
|Book review: Rhonda Farrell-Butler reviews the book,
'Long Shot: My Bipolar ...
The Saginaw News - MLive.com
By Kate Tesdell | Public Libraries of
Saginaw For decades, this female jockey struggled with bipolar
disorder. Her alcoholic father was an army sergeant and a veteran
of both the Korean and Vietnam wars, and her mother suffered from
Crohn's disease. ...
|CathBlog - Mental illness is no mystery
If they are correct that one in five Australians will endure mental
illness, and thousands of young Australians will fall prey to disabilities
such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder at a critical point
in their lives doesn't this mean that we should ...
|APA: Bedbugs May Trigger Anxiety
Among the 10 patients diagnoses included anxiety, depression, and
relapse of controlled bipolar disorder. Others were diagnosed
with monosymptomatic delusional disorder -- imagining that
one is crawling with pests, even though no infestation exists. ...
|Child's multiple diagnoses create challenges for Topeka
Topeka Capital Journal
The Davises have faced many challenges
in getting services for Luke, who has been diagnosed with autism,
bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
and Tourette's syndrome. By Jan Biles
Three years ago, Topeka resident Courtney Davis ...
|IN RE DANIEL S.
Daniel was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, reactive
attachment disorder, cognitive disorder, possible bipolar disorder
and borderline intellectual functioning. He had a history of fire
setting, animal cruelty and verbal and physical ...
|The Good News and the Bad News About Mental Health
Care in America
Huffington Post (blog)
The good news is that improvement rates for serious mental illnesses
like depression and bipolar disorder (also known as manic-depressive
illness) rival or surpass those for chronic physical diseases like
diabetes and heart disease, provided that the ...
|Ryan Licht Sang Bipolar
Foundation founders say awareness is 'a giant step'
Palm Beach Daily News
Recently, both came forward and announced they had been diagnosed
with bipolar disorder. In fact, they shared the cover of
the May 2 People magazine. More specifically, they both suffer with
bipolar II, involving periods of extended depression that can ...
|Shop For A Psychotherapist To Avoid The Lemons
by Nancy Shute Janet Ohlsen, pictured
here in 2009 after completing a triathalon,
has battled depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. After
a long search for mental health care, Ohlsen
found a psychotherapist with whom she clicked. ...
|Star's announcement shines more light on bipolar
The news that actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has bipolar disorder
shocked many fans of the Academy Award winner, known for her charismatic
performances, red-carpet poise and high-profile marriage to fellow
actor Michael Douglas. The general public seemed ...
|The Pursuit of Happiness Often Backfires
For example, people who have mania, such as in bipolar disorder,
have an excess degree of positive emotions that can lead them to
risky behavior like substance abuse, driving too fast, or spending
their life savings. But even for people who don't have ...
|The Stormchasers by Jenna
Karena always took care of her twin brother,
Charles, who suffers from bipolar disorder. Until the day
that a terrible accident separated the two of them. Charles fled,
and Karena hasn't seen him since, even after the subsequent
loss of their mother. ...
|Ryde Bipolar Support Group 30th Anniversary
Northern District Times
The Ryde Bipolar Support Group, a forum
for people whose lives have been affected by bipolar disorder,
is celebrating its thirtieth anniversary. The celebration will bring
together people who have the condition as well as carers
and allied ...
|In Your Town: Briefs from across Marin for May 17, 2011
The free course is designed for families of people with major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder or obsessive
compulsive disorder, and is structured to help families understand
and support their ill relative while maintaining ...
|Looking inside the bipolar mind
Metro Canada - Toronto
Bipolar II: The sufferer has been through more than one episode
of severe depression but only mild manic episodes (hypo mania).
Cyclothymia: This is a mild form of bipolar
disorder. Sufferers have episodes of hypomania that shift back
and forth with ...
|Demi Lovato tweets bikini body
The former Disney star was keen to show off the results of her hard
work after suffering with anorexia and bulimia and being diagnosed
with bipolar disorder. The 18-year-old singer-and-actress
posted pictures of herself on her personal webpage posing ...
|New Epilepsy Drugs Seem Harmless to Pregnancies
A set of relatively new drugs used to treat epilepsy, bipolar
disorder and migraine headaches does not appear to increase
the risk of birth defects even when taken during the first trimester
of pregnancy, a new Danish study says. ...
|Ziprasidone Less Effective for Bipolar Patients With Elevated
Internal Medicine News Digital Network
HONOLULU – The antipsychotic ziprasidone
does not appear to work as well in patients with bipolar disorder
who are either obese or hyperglycemic, according to a study funded
by the drug's maker, Pfizer. Among 267 acutely manic patients on
|Help for homeless chronic conditions
Ann, 70, has diabetes, bipolar disorder, and is currently
living at the Drop-in Centre. She receives room, board, and medical
care from the Chronic Disease Team. Team members admit that the
people they treat can be a tough crowd because they have ...
|Grant extends funding for the Broad's Stanley Center for
PhysOrg.com (press release)
Launched in 2007 with a ten-year, $100 million grant from the SMRI,
the Stanley Center brings together scientists from diverse fields
to unlock the genetic mysteries of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
and other mental illnesses, and translate these ...
|Brilliant New Book On Tm And The Brain To Be Released
Recently he has been presenting his latest research into the use
of Transcendental Meditation in bipolar disorder and as a
means to combat related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Dr
Rosenthal has made the bold comment on the finding that heart ...
Out of the Mouth of My Children
Later in the hospital, my father found out he had Bipolar Disorder.
After my father got out of the hospital, our entire family was reunited!
To this day my Father still has the illness. But we have learned
to help him with it and also to deal and cope. ...
|Mentally ill have reduced life expectancy, study finds
By Dominic Hughes Health correspondent, BBC News People suffering
from serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder
can have a life expectancy 10 to 15 years lower than the UK average.
Researchers tracked the lives of more than 30000 ...
Mild verdict for cheating banker due to depression
A banker who embezzled more than six million Euros of clients'
money has been given a relatively mild sentence when judges heard
he suffers from bipolar disorder. The ex-clerk – who was
sacked in October 2008 – was sentenced to one year in prison at
A cap it all day
The idea is to get money in the hat to assist mental health research
into a variety of illnesses including depression, bipolar disorder,
anxiety, schizophrenia, Alzheimers and
eating disorders. It's designed to be a fun day with participants
wearing a ...
Maloney fights to remain on the bench
Sydney Morning Herald
A Sydney magistrate whose "inappropriate behaviour"
was caused by an undiagnosed bipolar disorder is battling
to remain on the bench. Brian Vincent Maloney, 58, wants the NSW
Supreme Court to quash a Judicial Commission finding that he remains
|Police search for woman with bipolar disorder
By Caroline Kyungae Smith Tribune reporter
Chicago police are looking for a woman who is believed to suffer
from schizophrenic and bipolar disease and hasn't been seen
since Monday. Alicia Rodriguez, 20, was last seen in the 3600 block
of West Foster ...
Mental illness 'cuts lives short'
Nursing in Practice
Researchers used electronic medical records to track the lives
of more than 30000 people with conditions such as schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder. Many of the patients were found to
be dying early from heart attack, stroke and cancer rather than
Pregnancy and Prescription Drugs
These medications are also commonly prescribed for migraine headaches
and bipolar disorder. Older drugs for epilepsy have been
linked to a higher risk of birth defects. The researchers included
more than 835000 babies born from 1996 to 2008. ...
|Artists and Mental Health
The site for the documentary Shadow Voices: Finding Hope in Mental
Illness states “More than 2.3 million people in the US have bipolar
disorder; 10 million have a depressive disorder. 5.4 percent
of all Americans have a serious, on-going mental illness ...
|APA: Add-On Lithium No Help in Bipolar Disorder
Explain that lithium carbonate added to guideline-directed mood
stabilizer therapy for bipolar disorder provided little benefit
but increased the adverse effects in a major trial. Note that adverse
effects were more frequent early in the 24-week trial, ...