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July 22, 2010

Childhood Bipolar Disorder: A Convenient Illusion
Huffington Post
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 ...

Bipolar Disorder: Demi Lovato Plus 5 More Celebs Speak Out
FYI Living
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, ...

Wrong kids
Fredericksburg.com
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 a ...

Board of Trustees meets; President Spanier's remarks
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. “Everybody just got jealous of me, she said. The ..
Bipolar Disorder: Demi Lovato Plus 5 More Celebs Speak Out
FYI Living
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 More
Bipolar Disorder a Daily Battle For Demi Lovato
The Inquisitr
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.
ThirdAge
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 disorder.
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 ...
MLive.com
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 ...
ESPN bound
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 ...
Missing 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 alone ..
Draft 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, ...
The women told they're mentally ill when they are really crippled by period pain
Daily Mail
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, ...
What the papers say: self-monitoring device for warfarin patients
Chemist+Druggist
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 ...
Local briefs: Alliance on Mental Illness offers classes
Fresno Bee
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)
Celebuzz
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.
MULTIMEDIA: Crunch time for carers
Sunbury Leader
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”. ...
Family of missing woman to search Edmonton river valley Monday
MetroNews Canada
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 ...
How I Overcame Bipolar II (and Saved My Own Life)
Forbes (blog)
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, ...
WATKINS v. ASTRUE
Leagle.com
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 ...
Valerie 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 ...
Minding My Business
Patch.com
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 ...
LSU 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 ...
Israeli Research Links Depression with Smoking
Arutz Sheva
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 ...
Why A Rape Doesn't Get Prosecuted
Jezebel
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. ...
Grad students' leave of absence policy underway
Minnesota Daily
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 2011
Seeking Alpha
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 product ...
Are You Taking Pills You Don't Need? Here Are Some Reasons Why
OpEdNews
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 ...
Former 'James Bond' Bombshell Dies After Drinking Drain Cleaner
Fox News
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 ...
Did 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, ...
As Catherine Zeta-Jones is pictured on holiday looking fresh-faced...has she ...
Daily Mail
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 ...
Body 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 ...
Missing Franklin man spotted in Holland
Tidewater News
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 ...
Batman Villains Psychoanalyzed By Mental Health Experts
Huffington Post
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 ...
News Briefs
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 trips.
Seroquel to Get New Heart Warnings
NewsInferno
 
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 [...]



This Week's Bipolar News

Oklahoma Officers Allegedly Tased 'Naked' Man 50 Times, Charged With Murder
ibtimes
Only recently, on June 21, a man with bipolar disorder and was reportedly wielding a Samurai sword died of an apparent cardiac arrest after he was ...

Bipolar man, 29, who dressed as a gladiator and waved a samurai sword inside his home died of ...
dailymail
The attorney is also looking into whether NYPD officers were aware that Zapantis had a history of bipolar disorder. A GoFundMe page has been ...

Understanding bipolar
swinburne
ORBIT compares two, five-week, online interventions designed to improve quality of life for people who experience bipolar disorder. The interventions ...

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