The Falcon Messenger: Is mental illness in teens; going unnoticed?
Mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are becoming more common for teenagers to struggle
with. These disorders are often going undiagnosed or unnoticed,
leaving those who are afflicted to suffer. Oftentimes
these illnesses are ...
Motions Unmask Moods
A new study finds that people with bipolar
disorder tend to sway more than those who are unaffected,
which may lead to new ways to treat and diagnose the illness.
When psychologists diagnose bipolar
disorder, they typically look for mood swings between
Province ignores the mentally disabled
In Alberta, people with physical disorders or disabilities
are receiving services they require, while people with
mental or psychiatric disorders or disabilities are not
entitled or eligible for the services we require. I have
CORRECT(12/13): FDA Panel Recommends Use Of Alexza Pharma's Bipolar Treatment
Wall Street Journal
A corrected version follows:) Alexza
Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXA) said a US Food and Drug Administration
panel has recommended that its schizophrenic and bipolar disorder treatment be approved for use. Shares were recently
up 76% to $1.10 as the ...
Health Canada Approves Abilify
To Treat Schizophrenia In Adolescents - Update
Ltd. Abilify is the first and
only medication in Canada approved to treat schizophrenia
in adolescents and it was first approved in 2009 for the
treatment of schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder in adults. Schizophrenia
is a serious, ...
Shania Twain's Stalker Appeals Guilty Plea
Palumbo's medical license has been suspended, pending
a hearing with the Ontario College of Physicians and Surgeons.
With a documented 20-year history of mental illness, he
has been officially diagnosed with bipolar disorder and narcissistic ...
Facing vision loss, she wrote a book in a week's time
Then when she and her husband adopted a son, he was later
diagnosed as bipolar. The daughter they adopted later
also struggles with bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive
disorder and extreme anxiety. Now Patterson has developed
a rare eye disease that ...
ZARICOR-RITCHIE v. ASTRUE
Ms. Zaricor-Ritchie claimed
she was disabled by bipolar disorder and depression with
an onset date of March 23, 2004. After administrative
denials of her claims for benefits, she had two hearings
before an ALJ, who concluded she was not disabled at ...
Your Family Tree Can Reveal Your Risk for Eating Disorders
Huffington Post (blog)
Anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder characterized by
extreme low body weight and a refusal to consume sufficient
calories to support bodily functioning, has been found
to be as inheritable as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. ...
Partnership helps people back to work
Draganski's pocketbook has become
more robust, but he's doing something others in his position
are not — holding down a job while suffering from a mental
illness. Draganski, 34, suffers
from a bipolar
disorder, and in mid-October, he was hired at the
Stabilizers Offer Hope For Huntington's Treatment
Although lithium has been a standard treatment for bipolar
disorder for more than half a century, and although valproate
is also effective in treating bipolar disorder, the precise
mechanisms of how these drugs work are still poorly understood.
found not guilty by reason of insanity for stabbing parents
Fall River Herald News
Both doctors agreed that Beaulieu suffered from Schizoaffective
Disorder, bipolar disorder, was psychotic and experiencing
hallucinations, was out of touch with reality and was
profoundly affected by his mental illness on the night
of the stabbings. ...
Unreal World: 'Homeland' and bipolar
Los Angeles Times
What is bipolar
disorder? Is it possible to hide the symptoms from
one's co-workers, especially in a high-stress job such
as Carrie's? Can the condition be exacerbated after a
traumatic event, such as a bombing? Is it proper for a
doctor to treat a ...
Researchers seeking volunteers for study
of light therapy
Researchers at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
of UPMC are seeking adults ages 18 to 75 who have bipolar
with current major depression for an ongoing study of
light therapy to improve mood symptoms and feelings of
Been Honored by ShareCare in
the Top 10 for Helping People With Depression
About - News & Issues
Since 1998 I've been working to help people who have bipolar
disorder, including, of course, those who must cope with
bipolar depression. I'm greatly honored to be recognized
by ShareCare! I'm also proud
to be associated with the others on ShareCare's
Opioids Abuse may be Triggered by Mood and Anxiety Disorders
"Lifetime non-medical prescription opioid
use was associated with the incidence of any mood disorder,
major depressive disorder, bipolar
disorder and all anxiety disorders. Non-medical
opioid-use disorder due to non-medical
prescription opioid use was
del Mar Today: Store honors owner's wife
The Mush Foundation, named for Karen's nickname, will
focus on bipolar disorder and the importance
of medication compliance. The foundation has not been
formally created, but eventually it will feature a website
that allows bipolar people to sign up ...
with mental illness
When I was coming to terms with my mental illness (bipolar disorder) I remember Christmas being an unpleasant period.
I felt more exposed than at other times of the year because
I wanted to try to be sociable. Others wanted me to be
at parties or go ...
parent killer mentally ill, lawyer says
Sydney Morning Herald
A man charged with murdering his parents in their Melbourne
home suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder, a court has been told. Brett Anthony
Smith, 31, was charged yesterday with the murder of Michael
and Kim Smith, aged in their 60s, ...
accused of Vermont South double-murder is mentally ill,
Picture: Ben Swinnerton Source:
Herald Sun A MAN charged with murdering his parents in
their home in Melbourne's east suffers from schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder,
a court has been told. Brett Anthony Smith, 31, was charged
yesterday with the murder ...
Bader, PhD, Looks at How Mental Illness is Portrayed on
Emailwire (press release)
Toronto, Canada -- This month, Amber Portwood,
one of the four single moms who appeared on the MTV television
show “Teen Mom,” said that she has been diagnosed with
bipolar disorder, and that she also tried to commit suicide
after the latest season of ...
Man Tries To Commit Suicide By Running Into Traffic
Caledonia Police officers get the man, who has a bipolar
disorder, help after he went off of his medications. By
Denise Lockwood An 18-year-old Caledonia man, who has
a bipolar disorder, had an argument with his family and
ran out in front of traffic ...
planning Spring Family Program
The sessions cover the major severe brain disorders such
as schizophrenia, major depression, and bipolar disorder,
as well as their diagnosis and current treatment. Research
on these misunderstood illnesses is ongoing and NAMI keeps
up to date with the ...
On the other hand
Rockford Register Star (blog)
13, I mentioned a recent story in the Wall Street Journal
about a "striking predisposition" between left-handedness
(and mixed-handedness) and mental illnesses such as bipolar
disorder and ADHD. I did not mean if you are left-handed,
you will have a ...
Experience with Church and Mental Illness
She married her college sweetheart who has Attention Deficit
Disorder plus Rapid-Cycling Bipolar
Disorder. They have been happily married for 10
years, have three kids, and live in Nebraska USA. Rita
works as the publications director for Attachment ...
Mother was not taking medication for bipolar
disorder before shootings
McMeen suffered from bipolar disorder, but was not taking medication at the time of
the shootings, Wendy Warren said. Livingston County Coroner
Michael P. Burke and Sheriff Martin Meredith were asked
by reporters at a news conference Monday about ...
TribLocal hero an advocate for parents whose children have
He has bipolar
disorder, and couldn't adapt to the large school,
with changing classes. It took Cari Levin a year of talking with school officials, but
finally she got him into a much smaller school where today
she said he is doing beautifully. ...
Therapies Can Treat Common Mental Disorders
by Mita Majumdar
on December 22, 2011 at 4:29 PM Health Watch Nutritional
supplements in appropriate doses can help treat the four
most common mental disorders – major depression, bipolar
disorder, schizophrenia and obsessive compulsive
disorder (OCD), ...
Bipolar, Porn Obsession, Drug Relapse,
Holiday Drama :Blind Items
~Which performer announced to his record label that he's
been diagnosed with bipolar disorder after going on a tear
of unpredictable, smashing-up-equipment backstage rampages?
[NY Post] My Guess: Ooo…this
is a tough one. Bipolar Disorder is really a ...
marijuana for ADD? State considers it
Seattle Post Intelligencer
In February of 2010, the medical commission denied a request
from a man who had suffered from a social anxiety disorder
since the fifth grade. He said cannabis had helped him
more than any other treatment. Other patients with bipolar disorder, ...
To Deal With Sheriff Davis Issue This Friday
By WHKP News Director Larry Freeman Henderson County Commission
Chairman Tommy Thompson has called a meeting of the commissioners
at 1pm this Friday afternoon to deal with the issue of
Sheriff Rick Davis, his reported manic bi polar disorder, ...
genetic mutations linked to bipolar disorder
EurekAlert (press release)
But their role was unclear in bipolar disorder, previously
known as manic depression. Principal investigator Jonathan
Sebat, PhD, assistant professor
of psychiatry and cellular and molecular medicine at UC
San Diego's Institute of Genomic Medicine, ...
man 'saved' by art
A Warwickshire man says his hobby as an artist has "saved"
him and helped him to cope with bipolar
disorder. Jean-Pierre Kunzler,
44, from Leamington Spa, started painting 25 years ago as a way of
dealing with the low or depressed points of his illness
victims of Emington murder-suicide
will be buried today
McMeen suffered from bipolar disorder and postpartum depression, and her mental health
issues were a strain on her relationship, according to
her boyfriend's mother, Wendy Warren. Funeral services
for McMeen's boyfriend, Daniel
Warren, 29, ...
Yates Might Make Bi-Polar
Magical Realism with 'Your Voice in My Head'
Film School Rejects
Yates is reportedly on board to direct Your Voice in My
Head- an adaptation of the Emma Forrest memoir of the
same name which chronicles her experience with bipolar
disorder and the death of the psychiatrist who
was helping her cope. ...
Digest Around the Northwest
The Seattle Times
The board previously rejected requests to add anxiety,
depression, social phobia and bipolar disorders, although
some patients say marijuana offers therapeutic relief
of symptoms. A new baby orca was photographed Saturday
in a pod that lives in Puget ...
CNVs appear to play a significant role in
early onset bipolar
An international team of scientists, led by researchers
at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine,
reports that abnormal sequences of DNA known as rare copy
number variants, or CNVs, appear to play a significant
role in the risk for early onset bipolar
boy works to overcome diagnosis
Corpus Christi Caller Times
When he was 3 years old he was diagnosed with attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder and then later with bipolar
disorder. His parents, Eric and Lily, do what they can
to provide him with all the normal things a boy his age
might enjoy such as Boy ...
No response yet from Sheriff Davis as deadline
Henderson County commissioners have given Sheriff Rick
Davis until noon Friday to return to work or request a
formal leave of absence after he announced he was taking
sick time to get treatment for manic bipolar disorder.
SC judge upholds $327M verdict over J&J
drug marketing; other state, federal cases pending
TRENTON, N.J. - A South Carolina judge has upheld a $327
million civil penalty against Johnson & Johnson, which
was found guilty by a jury of overstating the safety and
effectiveness of antipsychotic drug Risperdal. Attorneys for the state say it's the biggest verdict in the country
over the marketing of Risperdal.
The pill for schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder once brought J&J more
than $3.4 ...