| NRL and Sea Eagles help Black Dog
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
Cross, diagnosed with bipolar
disorder at the start of last year, has been playing in Manly's NSW Cup side. Off the field, he has teamed up
with the NRL to tackle mood disorders. “This year I had a bad start
to the year and it affected me at the ...
Alexza Announces Adasuve(TM) (Staccato®
Loxapine) PDUFA Goal Date of February
MarketWatch (press release)
On August 4, 2011, Alexza resubmitted
the ADASUVE NDA, which seeks marketing approval for the rapid
treatment of agitation in adults with schizophrenia or bipolar
disorder. Alexza's NDA is based
on a comprehensive clinical development program including ...
|Introducing To the Edge and Back
By John M. Grohol, PsyD
Living with a mental health issue or mental disorder as serious
as bipolar disorder, depression or anxiety
is no easy task. Ask anyone who grapples with these concerns on
a day-to-day basis. But what can complicate even serious ...
U.S. v. MIRANDA
He argued that his plea was involuntary due to his excessive consumption
of prescription drugs, lack of sleep, familial coercion, and a
history of bipolar disorder. The district court
denied the motion and sentenced Santiago to 380 months in prison.
IN RE MH2011-000074
He noted that Appellant had a history of "bipolar disorder mania" and was experiencing manic symptoms,
including pressured speech and religious preoccupation. He also
noted that although Appellant had a seizure disorder, he had sub-therapeutic
|California's prisoner shuffle
Los Angeles Times
However, we know from national studies that the prevalence of schizophrenia
or other psychotic disorder is three to five times higher in the
inmate population than it is in the total US population. The prevalence
of bipolar disorder among the US state
|Learning how to live – A look at life with bipolar disorder
By Natalie Jeanne Champagne Before I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, at the age of twelve,
I spent weekends playing baseball and weeknights playing soccer.
I ate dinner with my family at a nice round table; my mother made
homemade perogies and we ...
Living With Bipolar
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The consultant's diagnosis was that from the time my behaviour
became abnormal, I was suffering from bipolar
disorder, probably triggered by a stressful life. He put
me on treatment of mood stabilisers
and antidepressants. I have since then been taking ...
Is 'Teen Mom' Jenelle Evans
Gather Celebs News Channel
Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans has admitted
that she takes medication for bipolar
disorder. The troubled teen has been tweeting about her
money woes and her need to be on medication to control her moods.
"I got antibiotics and my bi-polar medication I ...
Charges framed against SPS Rathore
Times of India
Suffering from bipolar
disorder, 29-year-old Utsav had
also attacked Arushi Talwar's father Rajesh
Talwar in Ghaziabad court on January 25 this year. On February
8, 2010, Utsav had stabbed Rathore thrice on the face when he came out of a hearing
in the ...
|Dual-Diagnosis: Life in the Fast Lane
By Christine Stapleton This is especially true for dually-blessed
alcoholics (those of use with another mental illness besides our
alcoholism). Take me, for instance. I have alcoholism and hypomania
(Bipolar Disorder II). ...
Man accused of not stopping wife's suicide free on bail
Winnipeg Free Press
Westaway's family and friends said she
grappled with mental illness before her death and believe it should
have been prevented. They told the Free Press Westaway,
a former gas company employee, was diagnosed years earlier with
bipolar disorder and her ...
Glitch Leaves Medicaid Providers Unpaid
Dayton Daily News
But earlier this month, Martin, 33, said a nurse didn't show up
at her home one night to administer her medication for her bipolar disorder and asthma medication. As a result, she said,
she couldn't sleep. “They didn't have money to put gas in their
Strayhorn now seeing patients at IPD's Morris location
Morris Daily Herald
Some of her clinical interests include ADD/ADHD, autism, depression,
bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive
disorder and phobias. Strayhorn earned
her MD at Rush University. She served her residency at University
of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, ...
Support for the Mentally Ill
Human Relations Coordinator Sudi Bess
said the goal is to combat the stigma attached to mental illness.
"There is no difference," said Bess. "I may have
bipolar disorder. I may be skitzofrenic.
I may have a dozen things, but unless I tell you, ...
|Kent County courts, jails wrestle with helping mental
health patients in crisis
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Mott, who is 32, suffers bipolar
disorder. She said she is a better and stronger person for
enduring its hardships. She wants society to regard mental illness
as a treatable medical condition, no different than something like
heart disease. ...
Optum focus: Recovery for Salt Lake County's mentally ill
Salt Lake Tribune
Diagnosed with bipolar
disorder with psychotic tendencies almost a decade ago,
the 27-year-old recalls being stuck in the hallway of an emergency
department, under watch for suicide. Drugs meant to control his
disease made him feel like a zombie. ...
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
The Family-to-Family Education Program is for families and friends
of adults living with schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder, major depression, anxiety disorders and borderline
personality disorder. Course participants are to gain vital information,
|Stem Cell Research Shows Promise For Uncovering Bipolar Disorder Secrets
Stem cell research conducted at the University of Michigan is showing
new promise in unlocking the biological secrets that make up bipolar disorder. By taking stem
cell lines from the skin of bipolar adults, scientists will be able
to uncover new ...
|10 Celebrity Parents Who Have Struggled With Bipolar Disorder (Photos)
can take quite a toll on not just the person who is inflicted with
the mental illness but on those around them, especially their families.
But fortunately there is a lot of help out there for those suffering
from the severe mood swings ...
Deakin University medical researchers find potential new treatment
for bipolar ...
Following the positive results experienced by 149 people with
bipolar depression who took part in a two month trial, the researchers
believe that NAC could be added to the treatment regimen of people
with bipolar disorder. ...
VA spent $717 million on a drug deemed as effective as
Risperidone is the generic name for
Risperdal, a second-generation anti-psychotic drug originally
developed by the Janssen Pharmaceuticals division of Johnson &
Johnson to treat severe mental conditions such as schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder. ...
Stigma should be removed from mental illness
Is it surprising that these individuals have experienced a mental
illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, and/or personality
disorder? It shouldn't be. Mental illness affects one in four
|Court upholds murder conviction
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Buckner's attorney, William Ruzzo, had
argued Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek
Gartley failed to adequately consider claims that Buckner,
who had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, was suffering from diminished capacity when
he fired the fatal ...
|SJC rejects conviction in Lowell murder
No one disputes that DiPadova, who has
bipolar disorder and has been hospitalized
numerous times for mental illness, killed Carignan.
But at his trial, his lawyer argued he was not criminally responsible
because he heard voices commanding him to kill ...
|The faces behind bipolar disorder
STATEN ISLAND, NY — A smiling Erica Kovacs sat at the front of the
crowded room, answering questions about her mental illness. She
talked passionately about her life over the past eight years and
how she is coping with bipolar disorder. ...
Stem Cell Research Offers New Hope for Unlocking the Secrets
of Bipolar Disorder
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — New stem cell lines developed
from the skin of adults living with bipolar
disorder are providing researchers at the University of
Michigan Health System an unprecedented opportunity to delve into
the genetic and biological underpinnings of ...
In Your Town: Briefs from across Marin for Aug. 22, 2011
The National Alliance on Mental Illness in Marin will hold a free
12-week course designed for families of people with major depression,
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic
disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and other severe mental
Daughter disputes portrayal in story
By Jeb Bladine In an August 2010 article,
the News-Register reported a local woman's story about a daughter
she said was afflicted with bipolar
disorder and the coping assistance her family received
from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. ...
How can technology be harnessed to help young people &
She was finally referred by her school to the Brain & Mind
Research Institute (BMRI), a state-of-the-art clinical service
in Sydney and diagnosed with bipolar
disorder. As Bronte said afterwards: 'It was pure luck
that I stumbled across the BMRI. ...
Best Treatments for Manic Episodes
It affects about 1 percent of the population and tends to alternate
with moods of depression, and when it does, it is known as bipolar disorder. Researchers compared the most common drugs used
to treat acute mania in adults. ...
Liberty Place denies claims made in suit
In the suit, Cathy Phirman, mother of
the late Melissa Steffen, claims when Steffen was admitted to
the facility on March 31, 2010, she fully disclosed her medical
history of depression and bipolar disorder. “Additionally, Melissa
disclosed that she ...
Demi Lovato, Under Construction
and More Popular Than Ever
Huffington Post (blog)
In an emotional tell-all with Ryan Seacrest,
she admitted that she had been "a little brat on set,"
spoke regretfully about her diagnosis of bipolar
disorder, and explained, "My whole point in being
so honest about my journey and my recovery is to be ...
|Bipolar Disorder: Helping Your Loved One Manage a Manic Episode
By Margarita Tartakovsky, MS “Depression
and bipolar disorder are often family
diseases,” according to Psych Central associate editor and author
Therese Borchard. So when your loved one is going through a manic
episode, you may naturally feel helpless ...
|Bipolar Kerry Katona Fears Celebrity
Big Brother Is Too Much
But Kerry's troubled past, fighting drug and alcohol addictions
on top of her long term suffering with Bipolar
Disorder, friends close to the star are worried that CCB
is too much too soon. Despite regularly being in the public eye,
appearing on shows ...
|Could my bipolar
brother develop schizophrenia?
Diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder are like pleurisy and not like adenocarcinoma
of the lung or pneumococcal pneumonia or an aortic dissection, all
of which cause pleurisy, but all of which are disease conditions
based on an ...
The Kingston Whig-Standard
Taylor, who is a large man, has a bipolar
disorder, Justice Rommel Masse was told. In April, assistant
Crown attorney Kim Vanderlee said, he
showed up at the home of his mother and her husband at 4:40 am
and, over their objections, forced his way ...
Mental health conference to feature Jackson sister
The Tand D.com
Rebbie Jackson, sister of the late pop
musician Michael Jackson, and her daughter, Yashi
Brown, will share their experiences with Brown's bipolar disorder and schizophrenia at the Orangeburg Area Mental
Health Center 2011 Faith-Based Community Health ...
Course for family of people with mental illness starts today
Information will include facts on schizophrenia, mood disorders
(bipolar disorder and major depression),
panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder, coping skills
such as handling crisis and relapse; and basic information about
|When ADHD Becomes A Marital Problem
New Hampshire Public Radio
Symptoms are often similar to those of depression, anxiety… even
bipolar disorder. Relationship expert
Melissa Orlov faced her own challenges
with ADHD, not because she has it, but because her husband does.
She spent five years studying the issues ...
|A splash of paint, barbed wire, a knife to
When he's not performing court-mandated community service, avoiding
the everyday perils that come with his bipolar
disorder or attending
drug abuse treatment classes, Dan Halstead decorates skulls. Buffalo
skulls to be exact. His St. Helens home is filled with them. Some
wrapped in barbed ...
|Zogenix shares fall on news of stock sale
San Diego Union-Tribune
The San Diego drug developer said it will use proceeds from the
offering to pay for the regulatory review of its experimental extended-release
chronic pain medication and the first clinical trial of its monthly
needless injection drug for schizophrenia and bipolar
|Award-winning film tackling stigma of depression
in Asian community to be screened
Harrow Times Wed,
24 Aug 2011 05:43 AM PDT
A FILM director has shared his experiences of bipolar disorder
as he prepares to screen a semi-autobiographical film to highlight
the social stigma of depression in the Asian community.
|Extreme Pregnancy Nausea Linked To Emotional,
Behavioural Disorders In Kids
New Kerala Washington,
Aug 24 : Children born to mother who suffered from extreme form
of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis
gravidarum (HG) were 3.6 times more likely to suffer from
disorder and depression in adulthood
than individuals whose mothers did not have the condition, according
to a new study.
|Major Brain Similarities Found In Bipolar Disorder And Schizophrenia
Researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
and Beaumont Hospital have conducted a study which has found striking
brain similarities in bipolar
disorder and schizophrenia. The research has also pinpointed
for the first time that a ...
|Woman killed herself after changing Facebook status to "single"
Franita Swart-Smith, 30, suffered from
a long history of depression and suicide attempts and suffered a
relapse of her bipolar disorder due, in part, to
her engagement to dentist Frederick Hall being broken off. She changed
her status from being "in a ...
Does a loved one have a mental disorder? This Fairfield course may help
A free, 12-week course for families with a loved one who suffers
from depression, bipolar
disorder, schizophrenia or panic disorder will be offered
in Fairfield next month. Participants will be given resources
to help them and their families cope with ...
Workers staying silent on mental health, with bosses kept
in the dark
Nicci Wall has bipolar disorder but also an understanding boss. Picture: David
Geraghty. Source: The Australian THE stigma surrounding
mental illness remains strong enough for nearly four in 10 sufferers
to not disclose the condition to their employers ...
|Daniel Johnston: genius or oddity?
He was the subject of the documentary THE DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON
that explored his struggle with bipolar
disorder Daniel Johnston loves comic books. They are idealistic,
fantastical, romantic and appeal to one's latent innocence, just
like his songs ...