When Mental Illness Becomes Part Of The Family
Globe and Mail
When her five-year-old daughter was diagnosed with bipolar
disorder in 2002, Sarah Cannon was appalled at the lack
of services available. So she spoke out – and paid a price.
The evening she was featured in her local newspaper, a parent
called to ...
Genes May Be Missing Link Between Creativity, Mental Illness
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have been linked with creativity.
The relationship may occur because some of the genes that contribute
to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder also contribute to creativity.
Since creative individuals and mentally ill ...
MidLife GridLife - When Crazy Became
The Sacramento Press
I went to County Mental Health and was interviewed by a
psychiatrist who diagnosed me with Manic Depression, now
called Bipolar Disorder. He never actually used the word
“crazy,” but that was how I felt. Having someone acknowledge
that there was a ...
Yep, I have a mental illness
The GA Voice
More than a 15 years ago, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
I spent a couple stints in psychiatric wards and struggled ferociously
with regaining my sanity. Those weeks in the hospitals were pure
hell, and every night when I take my meds, ...
Fla. arms dealer seeks new trial in fraud case
But Diveroli's attorney says he was
suffering from numerous mental health problems such as bipolar
disorder and wasn't competent to sign the plea agreement. There
was no immediate ruling from the judge. Diveroli
got another two years in prison after ...
Police need help locating missing man
By Marsha Thompson - bio | email Family members say Charles McDonald
suffers from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. His sister says
McDonald left the group home without his medication for mental
illness. He is about 5'11" inches tall and weighs 145 ...
Why Are Kids Suddenly So Sick?
The three major "epidemics" of psychiatric illness occurring
during the past 15 years -- childhood bipolar, autism and attention
deficit disorder -- have all mainly involved children. And two
new DSM-5 proposals that also apply mostly to youngsters ...
Drug May Spur Weight Gain, Thyroid Problems: Review
MSN Health & Fitness
19 (HealthDay News) -- A new medical
review finds that lithium, a common treatment for bipolar disorder,
can lead to weight gain and causes high rates of abnormalities
in the thyroid and parathyroid glands. But the researchers found
few signs of a link ...
chemical can increase risk of bipolar disorder: study
A new study has found early exposure to a chemical commonly used
in dry-cleaning can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder
and post traumatic stress syndrome. The study, published in the
open access journal Environmental Health, examined the ...
Otsuka Pharma's antipsychotic
agent Abilify gets Japanese nod for
Specifically, the new approvals are for the additional indication
"improvement of manic symptoms associated with bipolar disorder"
(in addition to the existing indication of schizophrenia), and
for the new dosage form "Abilify
OD tablets". ...
Massachusetts Family and Probate Court Judge Christina Harms evidently
believes that a woman with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder,
who is also Catholic and wants neither an abortion nor sterilization,
should change her mind and want both abortion ...
found in Barton Creek identified as that of former soldier
Anders Shockome, who had bipolar
disorder, was in Austin seeking health services, his mother
said. As part of a technology change, commenting will not
be available on some articles for a number of months. Read
more about the change here. ...
Demands Improved Support For The Vulnerable
Victoria Times Colonist
She has bipolar disorder, is a drug addict and a sex trade worker
and she is at incredible risk because no one is taking responsibility
for her safety, her defence lawyer,
Jesse Stamm, said. On Wednesday, Elliott's
howls could be heard throughout the ...
In Drinking Water Linked To An Increased Risk Of Mental Illness
New research published in BioMed Central's
open access journal Environmental Health found that exposure to
PCE as a child was associated with an increased risk of bipolar
disorder and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). From 1968,
until the early ...
in five American adults mentally ill in past year
South Asian News Agency
“We all know people who have had a depression or an anxiety disorder,
maybe something more serious like a bipolar disorder, but this
is a pretty big number,” said Peter Delany, director of SAMHSA's
Office of Applied Studies. ...
A wife and mother struggles with bipolar disorder in the
hotly anticipated Next to Normal, the Pulitzer Prize-winning
musical opening this weekend at Actors' Playhouse. Jodie
Langel plays the mom, Eddy Rioseco
her son in the haunting, thrilling rock ...
Study: Lithium Still Best Long-Term Treatment for Bipolar
By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor Physicians should
feel confident prescribing lithium for patients with bipolar
disorder, according to an Oxford University study in which
the potential side effects of the drug were evaluated. Bipolar
disorder is ...
diagnosis weighed in car theft guilty plea
LOCKPORT—A Buffalo man diagnosed with bipolar disorder pleaded
guilty Friday to stealing a car and plowing it into a Wheatfield
snowbank last March 7. Bruce B. Bidwell,
40, of Elmwood Avenue, was promised a sentence of five years'
probation and no ...
decisions are impaired by disability
Jane previously had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a condition
that could affect her judgment in handling funds, including those
from the newly received IRA. In order to protect Jane from her
own potentially poor decisions and im-prudent
will there be a cure for serious mental illness?
I have an optimistic view – I think one day scientists will find
a cure for illnesses such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
When that will be is the $64000 question. Over the years a lot
of funding has quite rightly gone into finding cures for ...
Morrissey is Waikato University's new writer in residence
Morrissey has written more than 80 short stories, 10 volumes
of poetry, two novellas and more recently a memoir, Taming
the Tiger, which dealt with his experience with bipolar
disorder. Bipolar is a condition in which people go back
and forth between ...
on Mental Illness to host guest speaker at today's meeting in
Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, panic attacks
and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are medical illnesses.
NAMI-Solano is a support and education group for the families
and friends of those with mental illness.
Lithium For Bipolar Disorder - Pros And Cons Unclear
Medical News Today
The most effective long-term treatment for bipolar disorder is
lithium. It offers protection against depression and mania and
reduces the risk of suicide and short-term mortality. However,
according to a study in The Lancet ,safety concerns have made
India takes up fight against mental disorders at WHO summit
Times of India
NEW DELHI: India has pushed the world into joining hands to fight
against mental disorders like depression, anxiety, schizophrenia
and bipolar disorders. With depression expected to be the leading
cause of disease burden globally by 2030, ...
Alexza: FDA extends review of bipolar treatment
... /quotes/zigman/99406/quotes/nls/alxa ALXA -3.75% said the
US Food and Drug Administration needs an additional three months
to complete its review of the company's new drug application for
Adasuve, a schizophrenic and bipolar
Bipolar policy on Indonesia harms our ties
Indonesians, and other outside observers, must think Australia
has a form of bipolar disorder, which makes it usually oblivious
to its external circumstances and socially passive, but prone
to unpredictable mood swings, leading to sudden bouts of ...
Art show to benefit Austin psychiatric hospital
By Andrea Ball Two years ago, Tuesday Marler
was struggling with bipolar disorder when she turned to
art for relief. The 41-year-old Austin woman was looking
for a creative outlet, something she could use to focus
when faced with the mania or ...
Employers All At Sea When It Comes To Mental Illness
Globe and Mail
“I want to do the same for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
and other mental illnesses.” The analogy between physical
and mental illness is apt. The early days of AIDS were suffused
with fear. It seemed like an inevitable path towards wasting
musical examining bipolar disorder comes to Jacksonville theater
Daniel Prill plays the son of Diana
Goodman (played by Leslie Richart),
who is being treated for bipolar disorder in the musical “Next
to Normal.” The Players by the Sea production opens Thursday at
the Wilson Center for the Arts. Where: The Wilson ...
with bipolar label is worsened with drug treatment
Bipolar disorder has become a trendy diagnostic entity. However,
in spite of the wide appeal of the over-glamorization of this
entity in the tabloids which have run scores of stories about
the extremely popular singer Britney Spears who it is said has
In Drinking Water Linked To Increased Risk Of Mental Illness
Water Online (press release)
Early childhood exposure to water contaminated with the solvent
tetrachloroethylene (PCE) increases the risks of bipolar
disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study by BU
School of Public Health researchers has found.
It Matter If Newt Gingrich Is Bipolar?
Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
By Liz Spikol 1/24/2012 Comments 0 A
couple weeks ago I wrote a strongly worded blog post responding
to Gail Sheehy's Daily Beast piece about Newt Gingrich's family
history, in which she suggested he could have bipolar disorder.
volunteers wanted for mental health disorders study
News & Star
People who have been diagnosed with Bipolar Affective Disorder
or Schizophrenia are being sought to take part in a research project.
Led by the Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation
Trust, it will look into the genetics behind these mental health
and Markets: Dyskinesia Therapeutics
- Pipeline Assessment and Market ...
TD is caused by long-term use of the antipsychotics currently
prescribed for various psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia,
bipolar disorder, depression and others. The antipsychotics prescription
pattern has witnessed a shift from the typical ...
to Normal': a musical of the highest order
Easily among the finest shows the company has presented
in its long history, the musical by composer Tom Kitt
and lyricist-playwright Brian Yorkey
offers an intense examination of a woman's struggle with
bipolar disorder and the familial toll that ...
Tweten Overcomes Bipolar Disorder, Receives
The Hollywood Gossip
This Minnesota native was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in March,
has suffered from depression since fourth grade and relies on
singing with her mother to overcome the worst of her disease.
It's an inspiring story and that, along with a strong voice, ...
man in Stony Point was off his meds for bipolar disorder, family
The Journal News | LoHud.com
The fact that Anthony Copicotto - who
has bipolar disorder and was off his medication, his family said
- dropped the black Airsoft pellet gun to the ground and didn't point it toward
the SWAT-trained police officers outside likely saved him from
is a Family Thing, But That's Not All Bad
By Rita Brhel One of the hardest
things about someone in the family having bipolar disorder
is that it's not an illness that can be managed just by
popping a pill. It requires lifestyle changes, and for the
person who has bipolar disorder to be ...
we Indians take our jokes so seriously
The thing is, we Indians suffer from a bipolar disorder. With
full apologies to individuals battling such illnesses, it has
to be said that, collectively, we do nothing whatsoever by way
of trying to combat it. Indeed, as a society, we seem to revel
Your House A Castle or a Toxic Dump?
My father had uncontrolled rage and anger issues stemming
from undiagnosed Bipolar Disorder. (He was not diagnosed
until a few years before his death.) Along with this undiagnosed
mental disorder, my Father was also heavily medicated on
World of Z
Chicago Reader (blog)
In this ingeniously structured documentary, Brad Besser
and Vince Clemente introduce Chicagoan Zbigniew
Fiks as a charming and creative eccentric, then gradually
expose his frightening struggle with bipolar disorder. As a result
the video registers ...
illness and resources available in Leeds and Grenville
EMC St. Lawrence
It states that mental illness costs the Canadian economy $51 billion
a year. According to WebMD Medical Reference some of the forms
of mental illness include: depression (one of the "mood disorders"
- which includes mania and bipolar), anxiety (people ...