Gang Feud, Bipolar
Disorder Factors in Alcalde Shooting
Rio Grande Sun
“Ms. Shaw also stated that she is bi-polar
and suffering from other medical ailments and didn't do anything,”
Crespin wrote. Deputy Marvin Armjio
arrived at the scene and advised Crespin
he could see a spent shell casing and an empty gun holster on
Mentally ill prone to poor teeth
Times of India
All such patients (2784) had been diagnosed with severe mental
illness, including schizophrenia, dementia and bipolar
disorder, reports the British Journal of Psychiatry . The
review found that the psychiatric patients were 3.4 times more
likely to ...
Antipsychotics Increasingly Prescribed for Anxiety
Antipsychotic medications that have been approved for use in treating
serious mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are increasingly being prescribed by office-based
psychiatrists in an off-label use for patients with a range of
New housing complex targets mental health
"That's all I've wanted is to have a place of my own,"
said Othot, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in the 1970s and suffers from depression. "For
me, it's very, very important. I don't go out very much."
He shared his story with the Courier ...
Giving people with mental illness a chance
The Vancouver Observer (blog)
People with serious mental illness such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia face high rates of unemployment.
Barriers such as gaps in work history, limited work experience,
discrimination from disclosure, and trying to survive perpetual
poverty due ...
Family: Missing Newport woman had stopped taking meds
22 had stopped taking medication for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, her aunt said Thursday.
Erika Lopez moved to Newport Beach from Boston two years ago to
be with a boyfriend, with whom she has since broken up. Erika
Lopez has been missing from ...
FDA Reports Serious Allergic Reactions With Saphris Use
Saphris was approved in August 2009
and is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder. The Contraindications, Warnings and Precautions,
Adverse Reactions, and Patient Counseling Information sections
of the Saphris drug label have been ...
East Haven Woman Strangled to Death
According to the New Haven Register, Cassandra Mead, 22, suffered
bipolar disorder and drug addiction,
but her told the newspaper, “She had a big heart and did anything
and everything for people.” Interested in a follow-up to this
NAMI offers free course for parents of the behaviorally
or mentally challenged
Trained caregivers, who have experienced challenges with their
own children, will provide instruction on the comprehensive curriculum
covering attention deficit disorder, major depression, bipolar
disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant ...
|HudsonAlpha to Lead $7.8M Bipolar Disorder Sequencing
GenomeWeb News Thu, 01 Sep 2011 07:25
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers at the HudsonAlpha
Institute for Biotechnology will partner with University of Michigan
scientists on a new project funded by the National Institute of
Mental Health that will use gene sequencing to study the genetic
causes of bipolar disorder,
HudsonAlpha said today.
|Classes for Caring for Mentally Ill
Classes will cover techniques for caring for loved ones who suffer
from schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder, major depression, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive
disorder. Judy Baskett and Sherry Palmer, volunteers who have undergone
intensive training ...
|Man who stabbed friend to death committed to Oregon
Fifteen months ago, Pine walked into the Southeast Portland home
of his friend and neighbor, Jason E. Ojord,
who was tormented by bipolar
disorder. Pine, who was 24, wanted his buddy to get back
on medication. The next thing anyone knew, ...
|bravely tackling his inner demons
Almost everyone has an opinion on bipolar
disorder. Too often the stigma is that it's just an excuse
for celebrities and sporting stars who behave badly. Matt and Jodie
have another opinion - formed by cruel experience. After surviving
a lifetime of ...
|Insight into health issues
They are an opportunity for local people to find out about diabetes,
dementia and bipolar disorder.
Led by the Trust's medical directors Dr Nisreen
Booya and Dr Keith Sands, the events are an educational
talk on particular conditions, followed by time ...
The emotional brain in youth
EurekAlert (press release)
Recognition of bipolar
disorder in adolescents is now clearly established. However,
whether bipolarity exists in children remains controversial despite
numerous studies that have been conducted on this topic in the
last fifteen years. ...
5 Things You Need to Know Today: Sept. 4
Westborough Youth and Family Services (WYFS) is holding free,
confidential screenings for depression, anxiety, bipolar
disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. The screenings
will take place on Oct. 6, National Depression Screening Day,
|Are Kids Hardwired to Bully
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release)
Since both bipolar disorder
and schizophrenia often have their onset in adolescence, such mental
disorders also may contribute to the high rate of teen suicide.
Bullying may be the last straw that pushes them over the edge. ...
What Do I Say To Someone With Bipolar Disorder?
Tom Wootton the president of Bipolar Advantage, which
helps people with mental conditions shift their thinking and behavior
so that they can lead extraordinary lives. He is the author of
Advantage," "The Depression Advantage" and "Bipolar
Methylene Blue Shows Potential in Bipolar Disorder
September 6, 2011 (Paris, France) — The compound methylene blue, which has a variety of uses,
markedly reduces residual symptoms of depression and mania in
patients with bipolar
disorder, according to results of a phase 3 study released
here at the ...
Mum sets up support group for others with
This is Wiltshire.co.uk
By Katie Bond » A YOUNG mum whose life has been transformed after
being diagnosed with bipolar disorder has set up a support group for sufferers
in the town. Kayleigh House, 24, of
Haydon End, who was diagnosed with the disorder four years ago,
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Celebrates National Recovery Month ...
PR Web (press release)
“An American Resurrection: A Journey of Trauma and Triumph” details
presenter Eric Arauz's journey from
battling bipolar disorder
and alcoholism to a life in recovery as a nationally recognized
consumer advocate. Available in the APNA eLearning Center, ...
Friends, Family Members of Shooting Spree
Victims, Shayne Riggleman Speak
A friend says he stopped taking medication for bipolar disorder. By
Mike Krafcik MORGANTOWN -- We're finally
beginning to learn about Shayne Riggleman,
the 22-year-old man who police believe killed five people in Monongalia
County before taking his own ...
ECNP: The most promising data from research
across disorders of the brain
PhysOrg.com (press release)
On 3-7 September 2011, leading experts and up to 7000 participants
will meet in Paris, France, to present, discuss and evaluate the
latest achievements and future perspectives in the field of neuropsychopharmacology,
including bipolar disorder,
Study: Getting Married Before Age 18 Linked
to Psychological Problems
The research, which was published in the journal Pediatrics, found
that women who were married as children — defined as 17 or younger
by the study — were more likely to suffer from problems such as
depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and alcohol ...
|Media Advisory - Globetrotter Michael Schratter Cycles 31000 km through Bugs ...
Michael is riding to battle the stigma and discrimination associated
with mental illness for the one in five Canadians who experience
depression, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia. Michael, who has
has spent the last year riding ...
Repligen banking on pancreatitis diagnostic aid
In March, investors pounded Repligen's
stock down from nearly $5 a share to $3.50 on negative Phase 2
trial results of a drug it was developing to treat bipolar disorder. A positive
pivotal trial of the company's imaging product was released around
With Mental Health Drugs, Greater Risk Means
Huffington Post (blog)
The now-familiar commercials for depression, bipolar disorder, social
anxiety, and the like -- called "DTCA" for direct to
consumer advertising -- are specifically targeted to the home
viewer on a couch, rather than the psychiatrist in an office.
|Florida man accused of bilking Mobile-area
investors, others out of millions
But Maynard said that she began to notice the telltale signs of
a psychiatric condition that afflicted others in his family — bipolar disorder. She said
she suffers from the disorder and that her grandmother died in a
mental hospital. ...
|Will Your Relatives' Health Problems Be Passed
On To You And Your Children?
What concerns Tara are conditions farther up the family tree which
might have a genetic link, such as bi-polar disorder and Parkinson's. 'My mum admitted
she'd kept quiet about some conditions farther back in the family,
as she didn't want to worry me ...
Greater focus needed on mental health triage
in disaster response
The JHU Gazette
Survivors already diagnosed with schizophrenia, dementia, addictions
and bipolar disorder,
they point out, are vulnerable long before a disaster strikes.
In a commentary appearing in the June issue of the journal Biosecurity
and Bioterrorism, ...
13 things about Carrie Fisher
Fisher is very open about the fact that she has bipolar disorder, and regularly
writes and speaks about the topic. Her Dragon*Con panel was no
exception. Multiple fans stood up to say that they, too, suffered
from the disorder, and thanked Fisher for ...
|Wales uses courses and websites to make bipolar disorder less of
Researchers there had carried out clinical trials which showed that
teaching self-management skills to patients with bipolar disorder – about
medication or regulating moods, for example – offered effective
treatment which helped patients to function ...
|Discussing depression and bipolar disorder
Depression is, by definition, a state of abnormally low mood. Typical
symptoms include low energy, sleep problems, and loss of interest
in formerly pleasurable activities. Bruce Cohen, former president
and psychiatrist in chief at McLean Hospital, says that there are
many kinds of depression, and "in some ways each depression
is a little different.'' Bipolar
called manic ...
|National Suicide Prevention Week is September 4-10
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
Suicides are often linked to psychiatric illnesses such as major
depression and bipolar disorder,
which are largely treatable conditions. In fact, it is estimated
that 60 percent of people who commit suicide have had a mood disorder.
|2011 Meal for the Minds
dBusinessNews Dallas (press release)
health services in Dallas, will host the 2011 Meal for the Minds
fundraising luncheon at the Belo Mansion. living with Bipolar Disorder, his planned
suicide, and the moment that changed it all. More than 90% of those
who die by suicide have a mental ...
|Leave a comment
Washington Daily News
The following article will discuss the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, more specifically
with some of the behaviors that are associated with this mental
illness. We will also discuss the current treatment options for
patients who suffer with this illness. And finally I will give some
pointers if you think you or a loved one has this illness.
|In the prison of the mind
"The worst day of my life was taking my son to hospital to
be sectioned," says Linda Morgan, mother of 20-year-old Joe
Paraskeva who was diagnosed with bipolar affective disorder years before the incident
when he was 16.
|Tequesta woman charged with assaulting mother,
ordered to have mental health exam
Palm Beach Post
By Christine Stapleton A 33-year-old Tequesta woman with bipolar disorder was arrested
on charges of assault on a person 65 years or older and committed
for an involuntary mental health exam after she tried to kill her
mother with a knife Saturday ...
|Dialogue between mental health professionals and
patients is essential
by Dave Smith, Western Mail FINDING the right medication is one
of the most difficult tasks when recovering from a serious mental
illness. When I was diagnosed with bipolar
disorder 16 years ago, I was given lithium to control my
|New DSM 5 Category May Curb Youth Bipolar Overdiagnosis
Family Practice News Digital Network
PARIS – Many psychiatrists have overdiagnosed
in children and adolescents over the past decade, which has led
to overly aggressive treatment with second-generation antipsychotic
drugs, Dr. David Cohen said at a press briefing at the ...
|Functional Training Helps Patients With Bipolar Disorder
Internal Medicine News Digital Network
PARIS – A 21-week program of "functional remediation"
for 220 adults with bipolar
disorder was more effective than psychosocial education or
usual treatment in improving psychosocial functioning at 6 months
of follow-up. ...
|Working on a better mental health system
While it is often reported that one in five will experience a mental
illness during their lifetime,
state-funded mental health services primarily respond to the much
smaller number of people with severe illness
such as schizophrenia or bipolar