Alert issued for missing Delaware woman | Philadelphia
Inquirer | 2011-05-20
They said Jill Ellen McGonigal suffers
from a bipolar disorder and anxiety and is not currently
taking her medications. She was last seen about 2:30 pm Wednesday
driving a silver 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier with Delaware registration
472813 in the area of ...
Glastonbury Woman Organizing Team For NAMI Walk
Cheryl DiNeno Grant has lived with bipolar
disorder since she was 17. Not only has she seen what mental
illness has done to her family, but also to the lives of former
classmates and friends. Now the 40-year-old mother of three is
hoping to shed some ...
Family still looking for clues in John Wheeler's murder
On Thursday's edition of ABC's "Good Morning America",
Wheeler's widow, Katherine Klyce, says
Wheeler's apparent erratic behavior during his last days can't
be traced to his bipolar disorder, or not taking his medication.
Wheeler's son, John Wheeler ...
Boxing great Frank Bruno to detail mental health battle
in Wandsworth interview
Your Local Guardian
The Wandsworth resident will be detailing
his life from childhood to ringside, the world of celebrity and
his battle with bipolar disorder, which lead to him being
sectioned in 2003, at Wandsworth Town Hall on June 6. The event is part of the
Defense attorney says jury convicted an innocent man
Colorado Springs Gazette
The question of Stroud's sanity divided experts during the trial,
with two psychiatrists testifying that Stroud suffered from bipolar
disorder marked by psychotic episodes. Dr. Karen V. Fukutaki,
a Denver psychiatrist, said drug abuse couldn't explain ...
out to underserved youth
... launching a program that treats people at the first signs
of a psychotic illness, The Ottawa Hospital is looking to broaden
the outpatient service for people suffering from other mental
illnesses, such as depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. ...
Illness and the Power of Presence
ADVANCE for Physician Assistants (blog)
On my first day, I learned that prior to being hospitalized for
schizoaffective and bipolar disorder, this patient was a brilliant
student, eventually becoming the valedictorian of her high school.
I came to find out that she was also an accomplished ...
with mental troubles need family to recover
HOLLYWOOD CELEB Catherine Zeta Jones recently revealed that she
has been suffering from bipolar disorder. With the admission,
mental illness has also come to the limelight. Closer to home,
two women who also suffered from mental illness relate that ...
Kennedy's new frontier: Healing the brain
Along the way he also got a diagnosis of bipolar illness, although
he now says recent testing suggests he is not bipolar but has
a different, unspecified disorder. At the time of the infamous
Capitol Hill crash, Jim Ramstad was a Republican congressman ...
Police search for Jill Ellen McGonigal,
who is suicidal
Brandywine East Community News
McGonigal is suicidal and suffers from
a bipolar disorder and anxiety and is not currently taking her
medication for those conditions, Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale said.
McGonigal was last seen on Wednesday
at approximately 2:30 pm driving a silver 2000 ...
The Joshua Tree boy was diagnosed with several psychological disorders,
including atypical autism, psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder
and schizoaffective disorder, commonly known as schizophrenia.
He often displays violent, disruptive and ...
program brings attention to mental illness
The Take on Depression campaign is designed to support, educate
and inspire those affected by major depressive disorder and the
depressive symptoms of bipolar disorder. The Take on Depression
campaign provides pillars of support and education, ...
Study Aims to Improve Long-term Treatment for Patients With Bipolar
"Antipsychotic drugs have long been known to be useful for
the treatment of bipolar disorder, but neurological side effects
and toxicity have limited their long-term use. The good news is
that the newer-generation antipsychotic drugs like quetiapine
sheds light on bipolar disorder
I recently interviewed Wendy about her new book, "I'm Not
Crazy, Just Bipolar" (2010, Author House). You can hear the
interview at www.strategiesforliving.com under
Featured Podcasts. Wendy was diagnosed with bipolar disorder her
senior year at ...
behavioral group therapy may help prevent new episodes of bipolar
In the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a randomized
controlled trial indicates that group therapy may affect the course
of bipolar disorder. This study evaluated the effectiveness of
adjunctive cognitive behavioral group therapy ...
steps out on illness
When she was 18, she started to notice symptoms of what was later
diagnosed as bipolar disorder. She would have anxiety but didn't
really think anything of it. She started to have anxiety in high
school, but thought it was normal for teens. ...
one minute, down the next - are YOUR moods out of control? A new
book may ...
By Louise Atkinson When Catherine Zeta-Jones checked herself into
hospital for treatment for bipolar disorder, she joined an
ever-growing list of celebrities — including Russell Brand, Stephen
Fry, Sting, Kerry Katona and Ruby Wax — who have admitted ...
Hopkins team identifies genetic link to attempted suicide
The JHU Gazette
By Stephanie Desmon A study of thousands
of people with bipolar disorder suggests that genetic risk factors
may influence the decision to attempt suicide. Johns Hopkins scientists,
reporting in the journal Molecular Psychiatry, have identified
a small ...
Kennedy Expresses Sympathy For Accused Gabrielle Giffords
Around that time he also received a diagnosis of bipolar disorder,
although he now says he suffers from a different, unspecified
mental disorder. In 1995 Kennedy was elected to the US House of
Representatives and held the seat until 2011. ...
|Medicalizing the Menstrual Cycle
Thanks to skillful marketing, Eli Lilly has also turned premenstrual
syndrome (PMS) into a profit-making commodity almost as lucrative
as childhood bipolar disorder (a condition only recognized
in the US). In 1994, the American Psychiatric Association ...
Call issued for missing Newton teen
The teen suffers from autism, bipolar disorder and ADHD. Reports
of neighborhood dogs barking around 1 am could mean she left around
that time. Emily is 5-foot-five and weighs 120 pounds. She has
light red hair and blue eyes, wears glasses and has ...
BY: Jesse Skinner
In the lead-up to release, we spoke with Good about his relationship
to the music industry, battles with bipolar disorder, and the
seed of inspiration planted over a decade ago. This past week
you sat down with Alan Cross, after which you said he was ...
of suicide victim sues local rehab
“During her evaluation (with Liberty Place Recovery Center staff),
Melissa disclosed to Liberty staff that she had been diagnosed
with depression and bipolar disorder over two years prior to her
admission to Liberty,” the lawsuit reads. ...
Drew Pinsky: Jeff Conaway Is 'Stable,'
'Not An OD'
Dr. Drew Weighs In On Catherine Zeta-Jones' Bipolar Disorder Dr.
Drew Pinsky talks with Access about Catherine Zeta-Jones' recent
stay at a mental health facility for bipolar II disorder. Also,
Dr. Drew tells Access about some of the possible triggers ...
calendar for the week of May 22
North County Times
-- San Diego author Maggie Reese will discuss and sign "Runaway
Mind: My Own Race with Bipolar Disorder" at noon Sunday.
-- Tom Sturges will discuss and sign "Grow the Tree You Got"
at 7:30 pm Tuesday. -- Bill Berloni
will discuss and sign "Broadway ...
of Colorado suicide victims stand together to find hope
The loss of a child is especially traumatic," said BJ Ayers,
who lost two sons with bipolar disorder to suicide. "But
when it's a loss by suicide, the complexity — the layers of grief,
guilt, regret — are very hard to get through. ...
Problems a Sign of Bipolar Illness?
In a new study, researchers at Indiana University suggests that
postural control problems may be a core feature of bipolar disorder,
not just a random symptom. The investigators believe attention to
the postural problems can provide insights both into ...
clinical research study to compare two medications for bipolar
Patients with bipolar disorder may be eligible for a new clinical
research study comparing two medications -- quetiapine
(Seroquel), a widely prescribed second-generation antipsychotic
mood-stabilizing medication, and lithium, the gold-standard mood
Premier Barry O'Farrell concerned about Brian Vincent Maloney
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell is concerned that Sydney magistrate
Brian Vincent Maloney could be penalised
for having bipolar disorder. Mr Maloney,
58, today failed in the NSW Supreme Court to overturn a Judicial
Commission finding he was "incapacitated" ...
SHAW: Bipolar disorder not all that common
San Angelo Standard Times
School kids annoy each other by pinning a bipolar label on each
other without substantiating evidence and lack of professional
qualifications of the assessor, giving the impression that bipolar
disorder is as ubiquitous as the common cold. ...
study aims to improve long-term treatment for patients with bipolar
EurekAlert (press release)
NEW YORK (May 23, 2011) -- Patients with bipolar disorder may
be eligible for a new clinical research study comparing two medications
-- quetiapine (Seroquel), a widely
prescribed second-generation antipsychotic mood-stabilizing medication,
back into life at age 40
By Margo Howard Dear Margo: I'm a 40-year-old man who in 2007
was diagnosed with bipolar disorder (more depression-based), OCD,
anxiety disorder and agoraphobia. I began my career as a high-school
teacher at the age of 22 and felt teaching was truly my ...
representatives speak to DeRidder Rotary
Beauregard Daily News
Bono told DeRidder Rotary Club members
when her son as diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she attended
a NAMI course called Family-to-Family. Now she teaches the free
12-week caregiver course that offers coping mechanisms, communication,
problem solving, ...
District candidate calls out Democrats on wheelchair issue
South Bend Tribune
Straw is especially sensitive to disability issues, he said, because
he has bipolar disorder, has worked at Oaklawn
Psychiatric Center in Goshen and a group home in Bloomington,
and was confined to a wheelchair for several months in 2001 after
Incentives Seminar Event Webinar
Candida Fink, MD and Joe Kraynak are
authors of Bipolar Disorder for Dummies. Pick up the book today!
VenusH: I whole heartly
agree anon. Even more ironic is that I get accused of being selfish
and conceited just... Anon: In addition to my previous ...
|Anti-discrimination laws could be breached, says commissioner
Sydney Morning Herald
Magistrate Brian Maloney ... the NSW Bar Association stated bipolar
disorder does not make a legal practitioner unfit. Photo: Steve
Christo THE NSW Parliament could breach aspects of both
federal and state anti-discrimination law if it dismissed the ...
|Bipolar: flavour of the month?
Wilson says that the name change to “bipolar disorder” might
also make it easier for people to admit that they have the condition
because many people didn't want to be associated with the term “manic
depressive”. While the possibility exists that ...
|Study Says Postural Problems may be a Sign of Bipolar
by Sheela Philomena on May 26, 2011 at
12:37 PM Postural control problems may be an important feature of
bipolar disorder. This feature can provide insight into regions
of the brain affected by the disorder and may pave for potential
targets for ...
May - Mental Illness Awareness Month
You might be interested to know that many famous historical figures
have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder including Ludwig
van Beethoven, Isaac Newton, and Winston Churchill to name just
a few. It would appear that in many instances, creativity and
Fish oil may have positive effects on mood, alcohol craving,
new study shows
EurekAlert (press release)
In a multi-year study, researchers showed conclusive behavioral
and molecular benefits for omega 3 fatty acid given to mice models
of bipolar disorder. The fatty acid DHA, which is one of
the main active ingredients in fish oil, "normalized their
Mentally ill need more consideration in disaster preparedness
McKnight's Long Term Care News
When planning disaster-response programs, organizers often overlook
the needs of individuals with mental illnesses, such as dementia,
schizophrenia, addiction and bipolar disorder, bioethicists
say. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of ...
Drugging the Vulnerable: Atypical Antipsychotics in Children
and the Elderly
Although these medications are primarily approved to treat schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder, which combined affect 3% of the population,
in 2010 there were 56 million prescriptions filled for atypical
antipsychotics. In a presentation this week at an ...
A walk to remember Residents of Hudson County come out
to prevent suicide
He has bipolar disorder and is currently getting treatment
and doing much better. Jeannie Suwalski
of Hoboken is walking for the third time because she lost her
father to suicide. “Ever since my dad's death, I have felt a responsibility
to work towards ...
In this week's Wilton Bulletin
A renowned doctor talks about juvenile bipolar disorder.
Letters: John Hetherington has it wrong, kudos for Music Man,
recycling complaints unwarranted, thanks from visiting nurses
and Trackside. American Legion Adjutant Tom Moore explains how
to give ...
Second judge faces removal
Jennifer Betts is the second magistrate to face removal from the
courts in a week, after the NSW Supreme Court found on Tuesday
that magistrate Brian Vincent Maloney was "incapacitated"
in his job because he suffers from a bipolar disorder.
Serious mental illness (1 CPD hour)
This is particularly important to note in bipolar type 2, a lesser-recognised subcategory of bipolar disorder. These
patients often present with recurring depressive disorder, but
they also have periods of very mild, short-lived and self-limiting
What is keeping us from treating mental health like physical
This year, one in four Americans will experience a diagnosable
mental illness -- disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar
disorder and addiction. Unfortunately, only one in three of
these people will seek the treatment and support they need, ...
Carrie Fisher Talks Losing Weight, Electroshock Therapy
She has always publicly discussed her problems with drugs, bipolar
disorder, an addiction to prescription medication, and recently,
her weight struggles. Her recent talk with ET is no different,
where she openly talks about everything from what the ...
Inmate was 'acting normal' before suicide
According to court documents, Andrew Staritzky
had bipolar disorder and hypergraphia
and was in custody on suspicion of harassing and threatening to
kill his mental health provider. He had been in the jail for 11
days when he committed suicide. ...
|Why Are Kids Getting So Many Psych Meds? Profit Drives
These drugs are designed to medicate schizophrenia and bipolar
disorder, but they're being used to treat a host of other issues.
Why? There's strong evidence that drug companies are pushing the
drugs because they bring in a tidy profit. ...
|Depression no longer in dark ages
She said there were 450000 people living with bipolar mood
disorder in South Africa. “We have been in the media a lot
and have done talks around the country about bipolar... and
more people are now acknowledging this illness and finding the right
Study Suggests Ziprasidone Less
Effective in Treating Acute Mania in Patients ...
While this type of study is apparently uncommon in psychiatric
research, it is actually quite important in helping us understand
patterns of effectiveness in various medications used to treat
bipolar disorder. Traditionally, studies have looked at
Catherine Zeta-Jones to present at Tonys
Catherine Zeta-Jones is to be one of the presenters at next month's
Tony Awards, which will be one of her first official public appearances
since she announced she was suffering from Bipolar II disorder
last month. Catherine Zeta-Jones is to be one of ...