Help available for families coping with mental illness
This free course was created by NAMI to help parents, spouses,
siblings, friends and significant others deal with the issues
of caring for a loved one with mental illness. The illnesses covered
include major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ...
Forest, Gedeon report positive
Phase III bipolar
I disorder trial data
Pharmaceutical Business Review
Forest Laboratories and Gedeon Richter
have reported positive results from Phase III trial of cariprazine
(RGH-188), an investigational antipsychotic agent, in patients
with acute mania associated with bipolar
I disorder. The
trial data showed that ...
Mia Tina's Chocolate Raises Mental Disease Awareness
Viccora, a North Bellmore resident,
lost her daughter Tina in 2006 at age 36, just two years after
Tina was diagnosed with Bipolar
Disorder. "A lot of people say you can't die from
Viccora said. "They're right, but
it can lead to ...
Karla Smith shines light on mental illness
These hopeful words were written by Karla Smith, a woman who battled
with bipolar disorder and died of suicide
at the age of 26 in 2003. The Karla Smith Foundation came to SIUE
Monday night. According to Karla's twin brother, Kevin Smith,
Fears that grieving relatives could be labelled mentally ill
Professor Nick Craddock, from Cardiff University, who is one of
the world's leading experts on bipolar
disorder, said DSM-5 will include more categories, which
will mean more aspects of human behaviours
and emotions are classified as problematic.
illness patients persevere
That was before Keyser was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at
age 57 and started seeking treatment for his illness. Such transformations
are the focus of Brave Faces, which opens today at 6 pm and features
portraits of people with mental illnesses ...
Enterteenment!: Hollywood celebrities with eating disorders
The Express Tribune
The former Disney star recently returned from rehab after
seeking treatment for drug addiction, bipolar
disorder and bulimia. After her return, Lovato
acknowledged her battle with bulimia in a blog on Seventeen
magazine's website titled “My Battle With ...
man gets life in prison for Christmas killings
A mental health therapist who testified for Miller's public defenders
said Miller has bipolar disorder and was using methamphetamines,
creating a "perfect storm" that led to the shootings.
Miller's attorneys presented evidence that he could be ...
News: Ketamine Enters Clinical Trials
for Antidepressant Use
About - News & Issues
The original study's results, were extremely promising: The patients'
response to ketamine appears to validate
recent research that has targeted a particular brain system as
being involved in bipolar disorder. The results certainly were
SMITH'S TIME HAS COME
Smith, who has suffered with bipolar disorder, said: “That's all
gone now. “I feel good and I'm looking forward to playing some
good footy. It's good to be back in Super League.” Smith was named
man of the match for his try-scoring performance in the ...
Foster's Daily Democrat
Is there someone in your life that suffers from Depression, Anxiety,
Bipolar Disorder or any other mental illness? If so, you are not
alone. Would you like to learn more about their illness and how
you can help them? We can help.
leaves a lot of unanswered questions
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Justin, who had paranoid schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, had
hanged himself from a tree along the nearby Caesar's Park hiking
trail. He was 23. "I'm still trying to understand why. It's
a lot that we don't know," Small told me.
Children, Big Drugs: Are Kids Overmedicated?
INDIANAPOLIS -- Just about everyone probably knows someone whose
child is being medicated for attention deficit disorder, attention
deficit hyperactivity disorder or a bipolar disorder. The diagnoses
are increasingly common at younger ages, ...
HEALTH: Healthy brain -- healthy digestive tract
Alamogordo Daily News
Scientists, from cellular biologists to neurologists, have been
finding that there is an association between the condition of
the digestive tract and neurological and psychiatric conditions,
such as autism, ADHD/ADD, depression, bipolar disorder, ...
candidates vying to replace Henderson County Sheriff Davis
Davis let the county know last week that his medical disability
retirement for bipolar disorder will start March 1, leaving the
party with three weeks to nominate a replacement. By law, the
county Board of Commissioners is bound to approve the party's
crash model cushioned by 38KKK Bulgarian airbags
Hershey and her substantial assets appeared in court last Monday,
where she denied a drink-driving charge, insisting that she was
actually under the influence of drugs for bipolar disorder, depression,
headaches and, unsurprisingly, backaches.
Agripada con doctor had no 'criminal intent'
Times of India
Taking note of the fact that Rehman
has been undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia
for almost 10 years, the court observed that there seemed to be
no "criminal intention" behind his activities. At the
time of Rehman's arrest, ...
Therapy Improves Bipolar Disorder Symptoms
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may improve mood, emotional
regulation, well-being, and functioning in individuals with bipolar
disorder, according to a study published in the February issue
of CNS Neuroscience & Therapeutics. MONDAY, Feb.
By Rita Brhel My husband was diagnosed
years ago as having Rapid-Cycling Bipolar
Disorder. And for years, I took that diagnosis at
face value – anytime that he got a little moody, well it
was because of his bipolar disorder.
demons that drove Mima to a terrible
Sydney Morning Herald
Jared was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder - a severe form
of bipolar disorder - and had two previous suicide attempts, Mr
Gunther said. His mother Vickie Gunther's
family also struggled with the illness, with both her parents
and two sisters ...
cop saw no way out, inquest hears
Sydney Morning Herald
Emma Watt was concerned her husband and the father of her three
young children was suffering from depression or bipolar disorder,
but the police officer refused to admit he might have a problem.
Elliot Watt returned to work at the Collie police station ...
getting back on target
The Scottish Sun
A year ago in The Priory, Wade was diagnosed with depression,
bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
But today he is happy again and in the right frame of mind to
play darts. Wade faces Simon Whitlock in Aberdeen on Thursday
Secrets: What My Son's Diagnosis Revealed About Our Past
Or that the heavy drinking done by several troubled members of
my family was probably an attempt to self-medicate for severe
depression, perhaps even bipolar disorder in the cases of my grandfather
and sister. I also learned that, like depression, ...
by Sue Bond
Emma Forrest's memoir about having a mental illness—in her case,
a type of bipolar disorder with rapid cycling between depression
and mania—is engrossing and involving. She knows how to write
poetically and viscerally, conveying the pain and despair ...
Consumer Justice Foundation Alerts Public to Washington University
in St ...
PR Web (press release)
The study was performed by researchers at Washington University
in St. Louis and it concluded that Depakote
performed the worst of the three drugs involved in the study involving
children with bipolar disorder. The Consumer Justice Foundation,
programs may be able to identify individuals most at risk of anxiety
Even genetic risk cannot accurately predict individual risk for
future psychiatric illness: for example, a family history of bipolar disorder confers a 10 per cent risk of future bipolar disorder, as well as a 10 to
25 per cent risk of disorders such ...
Hospitalized After Bipolar
Abuse And Bipolar
Disorder? Watch Video Welcome to ABC News OnCall+
Bipolar Disorder Watch Video Can
I Drink Alcohol If I Am Bipolar? Watch Video "There
is no shame with seeking help for this treatable illness,
and we hope that this opens a dialog to ...
New York Times
I learned that I suffered from bipolar II disorder, a less
serious variant of bipolar I, which was once known as manic
depression. The information was naturally frightening; up
to 1 in 5 people with bipolar disorder will commit suicide, and rates may ...
to make London theatre return
He later blamed his departure on bipolar
disorder. "Walking out of the play at the beginning
of its West End run Fry vanished," it says, adding
that, "contemplating suicide, he disappeared off to
Belgium". "The experience still haunts him but
Face Revolving Door In Getting Help For Mentally Ill
Swann said there is a need for better primary care, where mental
illness can be identified early, more
psychiatric crisis beds, and enhanced community services when
patients leave care. He said it currently takes four to six months
for mental-health ...
Jenelle Evans on Being Bipolar: ''I Was Always in Denial''
On the Teen Mom 2 finale, Jenelle Evans
was diagnosed by her rehab doctors with bipolar
disorder, a psychological condition which causes extreme
mood swings. Did she ever suspect anything? "I thought about
it, but I was always in denial, like no, ...
new spring for jazzman
Sober for the last four years, and in better mental health thanks
to management of his bipolar
disorder over the last decade, Dwyer says: "I have
my health back, and am looking forward to seeing what I can accomplish
without some of the handicaps that ...
killed by BSO was bipolar,
But Jackson said Shewey had Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a child, which became a "full-blown,
classic case" of bipolar
disorder that went untreated as an adult. "People
with mental illnesses do things and I don't think they should
Mom 2' Recap: Jenelle Evans Makes A
Shocking Discovery In Rehab
Jenelle reveals that there's a history
of bipolar disorder in her family, and the doctor thinks there's
a possibility she does, too. Her therapist asks her to describe
herself in three words. Jenelle says: Impulsive, Smart and Angry.
and re-deliver: Adam Ant is back in town
A year later he was engaged to Heather Graham but also hospitalised
in LA, being diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Medicated, he spent
the decade suffering intense mood swings but started a new relationship,
which resulted in a daughter, Lily, ...
health special 2/2: a personal account of living and working with
Contrary to popular belief, and fuelled by the way reporting and
celebrity culture have portrayed bipolar disorder, it is not always
about swings between depression and euphoria. In fact, I use outdated
terminology - 'manic depression' - to describe my ...