Man killed by CHP not armed, shot 55 times
San Jose Mercury News
Karla Vigen told the Modesto Bee this
week that her son has bipolar disorder and claimed he had
a gun, so she told authorities that her son was armed. Carrick
Vigen also spoke to his brother just
before the fatal shooting and said he wanted to "force a
competent as own lawyer?
Dubuque Telegraph Herald
What was originally an arraignment hearing about a man trying
to represent himself against three charges of first-degree theft
turned into a question of whether a man diagnosed with bipolar
disorder and an IQ of 70 is in fact competent enough to go
Pennsylvania: I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and
doctors begged me to get therapy along with medication. I refused.
But after five years, I gave it a chance. What a huge difference
it made in my life. I found my counselor through social ...
Manila Standard Today
So who would think “Between Episodes” was actually an artistic
account of her creative genius in between two major episodes of
bipolar disorder? I didn't know she had that affliction.
Seeing to it that her brave admission and acceptance of such medical
Neurofeedback: Sounds like Science Fiction?
Indo American News
People using neurofeedback have experienced
relief from: Anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar disorder,
autism, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sleep problems,
chronic pain, learning disabilities, anger, cognitive impairment,
Bipolar: You Don't Know the Half of It
Huffington Post (blog)
It is easy to see how bipolar people can use the phrase to describe
how horrible bipolar disorder is to someone who does not experience
it. I imagine many people would expect this article to be a rant
on how people without bipolar disorder have no idea ...
Gets Approval For Rotarix In Japan
Wall Street Journal
-GlaxoSmithKline also Friday gained approval for a new indication
in Japan for Lamictal (lamotrigine)
Tablets 25 mg and 100 mg for the prevention of depressive episodes
in adult patients with bipolar disorder. -Lamotrigine
is the first treatment in ...
Adolescents Mimic Psychiatric Symptoms of Their Virtual Friends?
Q: Many adolescents have taken to Internet forums to discuss their
struggles with psychiatric disorders not ordinarily diagnosed
in persons under 18 years old (eg, bipolar
disorder). Do you believe there has been an actual increase in
the number of ...
Driver Follows Kidnapping Suspect Over 2 States
According to authorities, Marsh has bipolar disorder and her mother
has custody of the toddler. Marsh is considered dangerous, Georgia
Bureau of Investigation officials said. The ordeal played out
on I-85 shortly after midnight Friday, when the Avery ...
II of How's That Working for You?
This week, family and friends of those with bipolar get their
chance to weigh in on the same question in a different context.
As a friend or loved one of someone who has bipolar disorder,
what has helped you deal best with the situation in terms of ...
Mowry lives with bipolar disorder
and helps others at NAMI in Milwaukie
By Beth Nakamura, The Oregonian Dave Mowry,
59, has lived with bipolar disorder almost half his life.
For years he's battled to keep balance in his mind and in his
life. It's been a constant see-saw of highs and lows. Daily it's
a struggle, ...
bipolar disorder patients drink coffee?
By David Liu, Ph.D. Friday July 1, 2011 (foodconsumer.org) --
An observational study in the May 21, 2011 issue of Journal of
Affective Disorders suggests that using "social drugs"
like coffee and tobacco may have something to do with bipolar
healthy mind on the job
He was referred to a psychiatrist, and diagnosed with bipolar
disorder. Lithium was prescribed to stabilise
his moods. Feeling more able to manage his workload, he
decided to be open with his boss about his condition – something
he now regrets. ...
Side-Effects Ahead For Pharma?
These medications, along with Seroquel,
were prescribed for Rebecca after she was diagnosed, at
the age of two, with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
(ADHD) and bipolar disorder. The three drugs are
not approved by the Food and Drug ...
and wellness events in your community
Detroit Free Press
Bipolar Disorder Support Group: 7-9 pm, Crittenton
Hospital Medical Center, 1101 W. University, Rochester. 248-652-5269.
Free. Parenting After Infertility: A Resolve Support Group. Explore
ways to relieve the long-lasting strain on a marriage and other
seek missing Newark-area woman
Delfunt suffers from a bipolar disorder
and is known to stop taking her medication. She drives a silver
2001 Honda Accord bearing Delaware registration 159450. Delfunt
is 5 feet, 7 inches tall weighs 131 pounds and has brownish blonde
hair and hazel ...
Sevilla D. Detera-Wadleigh,
Ph.D. - Research Department Head, US National ...
She initiated the first and largest genome scan meta analysis
(GSMA) of bipolar disorder that included 22 genome scans conducted
worldwide, both published and unpublished. The goal of the GSMA
is to find support for regions previously highlighted in ...
there hope for a stagnant mental health system?
“Doubtful,” I said, recounting a similar scheduling snafu we heard
about at our last New Directions Support Group meeting, the nonprofit
I founded in 1986 when I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
“The mental health system is stagnant,” I thought but ...
Warns of Cognitive Delay in Offspring With Valproate
Valproate products are approved to treat
seizures and manic or mixed episodes associated with bipolar disorder
(manic-depressive disorder), and to prevent migraine headaches,
a MedWatch alert notes. They are also used off-label for other
returns to the Landing
The premiere of her newest show, That's Just Crazy Talk, is part
of an innovative research study led by a bipolar disorder organization.
The study is to explore the impacts of a “lived experience” theatrical
performance on mental health issues. ...
your career healthy - even if you're not
By Amanda Gengler July 5, 2011: 5:55
AM ET (Money Magazine) -- When you're diagnosed with a long-term
health problem -- such as multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder,
even arthritis or back problems -- the cost of your care is just
one of your money ...
Mowry ends silence about his bipolar
disorder, hoping to lessen stigma ...
By David Stabler, The Oregonian Dave
Mowry lives with bipolar disorder and helps others at NAMI
in Milwaukie Dave Mowry, 59, has lived
with bipolar disorder almost half his life. For years he's battled
to keep balance in his mind and in his life. ...
With Histories of Mental Illness Petition to Get Their Gun Rights
New York Times
His family figured he had gone off his medication for bipolar
disorder, and a judge ordered him involuntarily committed — the
fourth time in five years he had been hospitalized by court order.
Mr. Bullion, showing how he carries a gun in his truck, ...
about the coffee
Sydney Morning Herald
Many others are congenital and, possibly, chronic, as are illnesses
like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. The effects of mental
illness are like a malevolent octopus; they strike in all directions,
lashing the friends and family and colleagues of ...
Serious Mental Illness Health Improvement Profile [HIP]: study
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Subjects: Patients over 18 with a diagnosis of schizophrenia,
schizoaffective or bipolar disorder on the caseload of participating
MHNs. Primary objective: To determine the effects of the HIP programme
on patients'physical wellbeing assessed by the ...
Lives Scholarship 2011 Winners Announced
PR Web (press release)
MC wrote passionately about the potential for bipolar disorder
to devastate personal relationships. Using the powerful metaphor
of fire, MC explains how easily family and spouses can get burnt.
However, MC also offers compelling examples of how couples ...
gets approval for Rotarix & significant
new indication for Lamictal in Japan
GSK also gained approval for a significant new indication in Japan
for Lamictal (lamotrigine) tablets
25mg and 100mg for the prevention of depressive episodes in adult
patients with bipolar disorder. Lamotrigine
is the first treatment in Japan to be ...
Harvard Psychiatrists Disciplined Over Drug Company Ties
by Kristina C. Three Harvard psychiatrists, including a leading
proponent in the off-label use of antipsychotics for bipolar disorder
in children, have been disciplined by Harvard Medical School and
Massachusetts General Hospital for not fully ...
Lundbeck Wants To Be Top Partner For
Wall Street Journal
Many big drug makers have scaled back research into how the brain
works and affects behavior to focus on more profitable disease
areas, threatening the development of new medicines for conditions
such as schizophrenia, stroke, bipolar disorder, ...
Rubin: Pa. leaves the mentally ill unable to reach programs ...
She is 25, and has a form of schizophrenia as well as bipolar
disorder. She was asked to tell her story to a statewide conference
for the Clubhouse Coalition, a psychiatric rehabilitation program
that helps mentally ill people learn social and ...
cats cause concern
There is, however, a greater concern which only recently has come
to light through research connecting a cat to schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder and many other mental illnesses. Some may have heard
of toxoplasmosis and its danger to pregnant women. ...
man sentenced to 54 years in woman's stabbing death
Colorado Springs Gazette
Ishmael Lewis Shelton, 31, pleaded guilty June 8 to second-degree
murder in the death of Rebecca Schilthuis,
a recovering addict who family members say was rebuilding her
life and receiving treatment for bipolar disorder. Shelton, in
an orange jail ...
Daughter Going the Distance to Raise Money for Mental Illness
Laura Kennedy says she lost her nephew, Shawn, at the age of 25,
to bipolar disorder. The mother daughter team hopes to raise $5000
through their website and outreach along the way so far they've
raised about $2000. Laura says bipolar disorder consumes ...
Demi Lovato's "Skyscraper"
Cover Shot—Do You Like?
E! Online (blog)
After a very public altercation with one of her dancers,
checking into rehab, quitting her Disney gig and revealing
a battle with bipolar disorder, we'd say it hasn't
been the easiest year for Lovato. But what doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger,
Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones take break to Mediterranean
"They ate fish in a local restaurant and they visited a nightclub,"
a source said. "They seemed relaxed and very happy."
Zeta-Jones recently returned to work on the film Playing the Field
after seeking treatment for bipolar disorder in April. ...
brain could aid diagnosis of clinical depression
The changes to brain structure are distinct from those in
the brains of people with bipolar disorder, to which
they were compared, and might enable clinicians to identify
and diagnose clinical depression using magnetic resonance
imaging (MRI). ...
for Douglases at last
New York Post
Zeta-Jones, who has returned to work on the movie "Playing
the Field" after spending time at a rehab facility
for bipolar disorder, was spotted in the resort town
of Bodrum, Turkey, on Sunday shopping
for handbags with her husband and two children, ...
Sinead O'Connor lets it all hang out
Motherhood and treatment for bipolar disorder hasn't dulled
her intensity,” wrote the critic for The Guardian. Sinead herself
even poked fun at her weight gain, saying that her youngest son
has nick-named her “the pot-bellied pig. ...
BROWN v. ASTRUE
Despite alleging a disability beginning in April 2002 due to bipolar
disorder and anxiety, his application was initially denied
in October 2006 because his "condition [was] not severe enough
to keep [him] from working." Admin. R. 109. ...
Psychiatry Self-Learning Modules Win National Award
University of Central Florida
... of the Clinical Simulation Initiative (CSI) Task Force
for ADMSEP, helped initiate the process of developing online videos
that teach medical students about mental health issues such as
teen depression, dementia, delirium, and bipolar disorder.
Rio Rancho Teen Returns Home
ABQ Journal (subscription)
According to police, she suffers from depression and has bipolar
disorder, and she takes medication daily. Rio Rancho police
are asking the public's help in finding a teen who has the mental
capacity of a 9-year-old child. Marissa Lopez, 16, left her ...
and energized: 'Next to Normal'
Yet they are apt descriptions of "Next to Normal," the
Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical at the Kennedy Center that
deals with the suffering of Diana Goodman (Alice Ripley) as she
struggles to live with bipolar disorder. It is precisely the contrast
is hosting depression/bipolar support group meetings
By Kimberly Moore Wilmoth The Veterans
Administration's Hope, Opportunities, Networking, Outreach and
Recovery (HONOR) Center for Veterans is inviting all people living
with depression or bipolar disorder to join the local chapter
of the Depression and ...
|DSM-5 Proposes Broader Criteria For Mixed Depression
Internal Medicine News Digital Network
"This results in a lot of confusion, a lack of precision, and
fails to identify [those] who are at risk of progression from unipolar
to bipolar disorder." Inappropriate treatment selection
is another possibility with the DSM-IV-TR definition, ...
Review: “Next to Normal” at the Kennedy Center
By Leslie Milk The Pulitzer Prize-winning rock musical Next to Normal
tells the story of a broken family and a mother struggling with
bipolar disorder. Photo by Craig Schwartz Alice Ripley won
a Tony for her star turn in an incredible rock musical ...
Who Accepted Millions of Dollars from Drug Companies Now Face ...
Discover Magazine (blog)
What's the News: Three child psychiatrists at Massachusetts General
Hospital and Harvard Medical School who pioneered the diagnosis
of bipolar disorder in young children failed to disclose
that they had accepted millions in fees from drugs companies, ...
WALTHAMSTOW: Magazine overcomes struggle to celebrate
East London and West Essex Guardian
Walthamstow-based One in Four is written
by people with mental health problems for people with conditions
such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
It is published by not-for-profit design company Social Spider
in Hatherley Mews. ...
A fine line separates mental illness and genius
The catch is, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as
a teenager, and made his break with his first solo play, Madhouse
Rhythm - a combination of traditional theater, spoken work and
beatbox which tells his own experience
with the disorder. ...
Griffin: Mental illness and the economy
Milford Daily News
This includes major depressive disorder, dysthymic
disorder, and bipolar disorder. Major depression is still
seen by many, as much as 54 percent, as personal weakness. This
is simply not the case. This forces many to not seek treatment
when it is much ...
|Fighting Mental Health Stigma Is A Lifelong Battle
The 53-year-old Gonzalez was diagnosed with bipolar disorder
and severe depression more than two decades ago. Due in large part
to a drug and alcohol problem combined with his illness, he spent
12 years in and out of hospitals in New York. ...