Childhood Bipolar Disorder: A Convenient Illusion
Stuart Kaplan: The first articles describing the diagnosis of
bipolar disorder in children in the mid-1990s were obviously
mistaken. The children described in these articles did not have
bipolar disorder, and the criteria used to make the diagnosis
Plus 5 More Celebs Speak Out
By FYI Staff Writer on Jul 14, 2011 Bipolar disorder sufferers:
you're not alone. Bipolar disorders I and II are mood-influencing
mental disorders affecting almost 5 million Americans. We commend
these brave stars who have publicly shared their ...
Holistic psychology the key to unlocking bipolar disorder
Nursing Careers Allied Health
Harnessing creativity is the key to helping people with bipolar
disorder, according to a leading clinical psychologist. Swinburne
University of Technology head of psychological sciences and statistics
Associate Professor Greg Murray said psychologists ...
Open doors to aid mental health care in Savannah
Savannah Morning News
Not once, but twice with a prior diagnosis of bipolar disorder,
manic-depressive type. “Everybody just got jealous of me,” she
said. The Savannah Morning News is identifying Toni only by nickname
to protect her privacy. In May she found Dana Avey,
After we described them in our June 16 editorial, "Nailing
Calvary," as children suffering from "speech and language
impairments, certain learning disabilities, bipolar disorder,"
and so on, one email epistler accused us of sugar-coating without
Board of Trustees meets; President Spanier's
Penn State Live
For example, Stuart Kaplan, a professor of child psychiatry, wrote
a provocative article for Newsweek titled “Mommy, Am I Really
Bipolar?” The article warns about the dangers of misdiagnosis
and treatment of bipolar disorder in children. ...
|Open doors to aid
mental health care in Savannah
Savannah Morning News
Toni tried her best to cope. Overwhelmed at work, caring for an
18-month-old son and mounting friction with her child's
father were too much. Toni was sent by her family to Georgia Regional
Hospital at Savannah where she contends she was held against her
will. Not once, but twice with a prior diagnosis of bipolar
disorder, manic-depressive type. âEverybody just
got jealous of me, she said. The ..
Demi Lovato Plus 5 More Celebs
Bipolar disorder sufferers: you
are not alone. Bipolar disorders I and II are
mood-influencing mental disorders affecting almost 5 million
Americans. We commend these brave stars who have publicly shared
their struggle with bipolar disorder. Demi
Lovato (actress) The Disney star had...Read
|Bipolar Disorder a
Daily Battle For Demi Lovato
Former Sonny With a Chance star Demi Lovato says that the issues she faces stemming from her
bipolar disorder will be a "daily battle"
for the rest of her life. Lovato checked
into rehab amid much speculation last November, disappearing from
the Disney scene for three months. She later disclosed the rehab
stay was for [...] Bipolar Disorder a "Daily
Battle" For Demi Lovato is a post from: The
|Bipolar Disorder Drug
Licensed by Zogenix, Inc.
A version of the bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
drug Risperdal will begin being used in
human trials, Zogenix Inc. announced to
the Associated Press on Tuesday. The drug, called Relday,
is taken once a month and administered under the skin without the
use of needles. According to AP, Zogenix
said it will pay Durect Corp. as much
as $105.3 million, including $2.3 million upfront, for the ...
|Judge who was 'too
lenient' puts woman in prison
The Salem News
PEABODY - Joanna Snyder's record as a con woman stretches back over
three decades and 28 pages, and across the country. She's even managed
to talk at least two judges into more lenient sentences, blaming
crimes like identity fraud, forgery and larceny on untreated bipolar
|This For That: Bipolar
The 420 Times
By Joe Klare Bipolar disorder is
a condition in which people go back and forth between periods of
a very good or irritable mood and depression. The “mood swings”
between mania and depression can be very quick. – National Center
for Biotechnology ...
|Guest column: Restricting access to mental health drugs
is penny-wise, pound ...
By Guest writer By Mark Reinstein As this
is written, it is unknown whether Rodrick
Dantzler had bipolar disorder and, if so, whether
he was compliant with medications for that condition. Whatever factor
mental illness may or not have played in the ...
Culpeper Star Exponent
Brown's victory was dedicated to the memory of his older sister
Carol Anne, who died the year before from suicide brought about
by Bipolar Disorder. Brown was driver his sister's car when
he won the title. Sean's father, Todd Brown, says the segment ...
Clinton Township woman located
The Detroit News
Bernacki, who suffers from mental illness,
had last been seen after a 1 pm lunch Thursday at a restaurant she
visited with co-workers in Sterling Heights. Hall said Bernacki,
who suffers from bipolar disorder and depression, left the restaurant
report calls for reduction of suicide stigma
National Post (blog)
This focus on prevention and health promotion is a target of early
critics of the report, who say it offers little to people with serious
mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, which
cannot be prevented by social policy, ...
women told they're mentally ill when they are really crippled by
Despite its prevalence, experts claim many women are being wrongly
diagnosed as suffering from psychiatric illnesses such as bipolar
disorder or schizophrenia. Symptoms of PMDD include persistent
anger and irritability, moodiness, being out of control, ...
the papers say: self-monitoring device for warfarin
Experts claim that many women suffering from PMDD are being wrongly
diagnosed as having psychiatric illnesses such as bipolar disorder
or schizophrenia, the Daily Mail reports. University of California
Researchers have found that the number of ...
briefs: Alliance on Mental Illness offers classes
The class is for families of individuals with severe brain disorders
(mental illnesses) and will focus on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder,
clinical depression, panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The course will discuss the clinical ...
|Demi Lovato Steps Out Wearing
Anti-Drug Shirt (PHOTOS)
Demi entered an in-patient treatment center
back in November after she punched a back-up dancer while on the
Camp Rock 2 tour in South America. Demi
later admitted that she suffered from an eating disorder, issues
with self-harm and bipolar disorder.
Crunch time for carers
At age 34 he developed bipolar disorder, and with that came
aggressive behaviour. His condition sparked
marathons of insomnia - he would go 20 days with only snatches of
sleep, wandering the house, often “screaming and bashing his head”.
of missing woman to search Edmonton river valley Monday
Ekkelenkamp, who suffers from bipolar
disorder and paranoia, walked away unseen from Alberta Hospital
on July 6 even though she was supposed to be checked on regularly
and not allowed outside unescorted. The woman, who family members
say has ...
I Overcame Bipolar II (and Saved My Own Life)
By MICHAEL ELLSBERG (Author's note and disclaimer: The following
piece details my story of overcoming a serious and potentially-fatal
mental illness, bipolar II, between the years of 2000-2007. I have
decided to write this story now, ...
The ALJ concluded that plaintiff suffered from the severe impairments
of "Malingering, with invalid IQ scores; History of polysubstance
dependence; Bipolar Disorder vs. anxiety attacks; borderline intellectual
functioning; Anti-social Personality ...
Zehl Neighbors: Woman helps families of
the mentally ill
Press & Sun-Bulletin
That's according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, of
which Gioia is local co-president. NAMI is the shoulder on which
many local families lean for support. When someone is diagnosed
with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression or another ...
As I mentioned way back in my very first column, one of my daughters
suffers from Bipolar Disorder and an eating disorder, which I call
TED for two reasons. It's an acronym for The Eating Disorder and
it's also the name of my very first boyfriend whose ...
Student Has Informative Website
Atlantic Highlands Herald
In her teens, she began having mental health struggles and in her
20s was diagnosed with a form of bipolar disorder. A National Institute
of Mental Health website defines bipolar disorder, also called manic-depressive
illness, as "a brain disorder that ...
|Courtnall Centre Survivor's Story
/A\ News Vancouver Island
Michelle Bowker is living with both an
anxiety disorder than began in her early childhood and a bipolar
disorder that was diagnosed much more recently. Michelle says there's
a history of mental illness on both sides of her family but very
little has ...
Research Links Depression with Smoking
by Elad Benari
An Israeli study has found that there is a higher percentage of
smokers among people with bipolar disorder than within the
general population in Israel. The research, which was conducted
by Dr. Anatoly Kreinin of the Mental Health Center ...
A Rape Doesn't Get Prosecuted
Epstein says Lahey told her that the fact
that she had bipolar disorder was a factor in the decision. To find
out more about mental illness and sexual assault, I talked to Karla
Miller, Executive Director of the Rape Victim Advocacy Program.
students' leave of absence policy underway
By Sally Hunter During Danielle Docka-Filipek's
third year as a doctoral candidate, her mother developed bipolar
disorder and required constant care. Her mother and 14-year-old
sister had to move in with her. Juggling schoolwork with taking
care of the ...
|Alexza Pharmaceuticals: Stock Moving Events for Second Half
With Alexza Pharmaceuticals (ALXA) expected
to refile its AZ-004 for the rapid treatment of agitation in
schizophrenia or bipolar disorder patients NDA by the end this month,
I thought it would be a good time to review the company and the
You Taking Pills You Don't Need? Here Are Some Reasons Why
By Martha Rosenberg (about the author) Most people blame direct-to-consumer
advertising, especially on TV, for elevating everyday anxiety to
depression, depression to bipolar disorder, childhood behavior
problems to psychiatric illnesses, lack of sleep ...
'James Bond' Bombshell Dies After Drinking Drain Cleaner
Scoular, 65, ingested One Shot Instant Drain Cleaner after a long
battle with alcoholism, bipolar disorder, bowel cancer and anxiety
over debts incurred from manic shopping trips. The actress, who
played Buttercup in the 1966 spoof "Casino Royale" and
the system fail a budding killer?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Privately, Michael's mother worried that he had bipolar disorder.
The chronic disease causes swings from depression to mania, and
it ran in his family. But no doctor had mentioned it yet. His behavior
only got worse. As a seventh-grader, ...
Catherine Zeta-Jones is pictured on holiday looking fresh-faced...has
The couple are in the middle of a month-long break after a difficult
few months which saw Zeta-Jones revealed as battling bipolar
disorder and Michael Douglas receiving the all-clear from cancer.
So is it simply a case of plenty of rest and relaxation ...
Dysmorphic Disorder: The Mental
Illness You've Never Heard of
International Business Times
The afflicted, 1 to 2 percent of the general population, are more
than twice as likely as those with major depression to commit suicide
and three to four times more likely than those with bipolar disorder.
Eighty percent of sufferers have recurrent ...
Franklin man spotted in Holland
Scott suffers from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic
stress disorder. “The wife did not report him missing (until Monday),
so he got a day and half jump on us,” Whitt said. Police have checked
hospitals, jails and sent information with ...
Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts
Pozios says that even though it is not
normal for humans to commit serial murder, that doesn't mean that
mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or major
depressive disorder necessarily cause or contribute significantly
to the ...
Israel National News
An Israeli study has found that there is a higher percentage of
smokers among people with bipolar disorder than within
the general population in Israel.
|Israeli Research Links
Depression with Smoking
Israel National News
Follow Israel news on and . An Israeli
study has found that there is a higher percentage of smokers among
people with bipolar disorder than within the general
population in Israel.
|Former 'Bond' Girl
Dies After Drinking Drain Cleaner
Fox News Wed, 20 Jul 2011 12:05 PM PDT
LONDON - Angela Scoular, a former Bond girl, died after drinking
drain cleaner and pouring it over her body, an inquest in London
heard Wednesday. Scoular, 65, ingested One Shot Instant Drain Cleaner
after a long battle with alcoholism , bipolar disorder
, bowel cancer and anxiety over debts incurred from manic shopping
|Seroquel to Get New Heart Warnings
Following a request from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),
AstraZeneca will be including a new cardiac warning to Seroquel
labels, The New York Times reports. Seroquel
was introduced in 1997 to treat psychotic disorders, schizophrenia,
and bipolar disorder. In recent years, AstraZeneca
has faced over 9,000 Seroquel lawsuits filed by people who claim the [...]