Newton Woman's Fight Against Bipolar Disorder
But it turns out Amanda actually suffers from bipolar disorder and those hobbies are a positive way to cope with
her disorder. "I've dealt with issues such as cutting
and self-harm issues," Williams admits. "I've
done some pretty harmful things to ...
'Perfect Chaos': Cinda And Linea
Johnson Tells Mother-Daughter Story Of ...
The story follows Linea, the youngest Johnson sister, as
she struggles with bipolar disorder and her family pitches
in to support her on the journey to recovery. The description
of Linea's darkest moments and her mother Cinda's
love as they strive for ...
Live shows: Now Appearing
Best known as Princess Leia
in the first Star Wars trilogy, the actress-novelist-screenwriter
has survived battles with addiction and bipolar
disorder. Wednesday May 23 in “An Evening with
Carrie Fisher,” presented by the Wexner Center for the Arts and ...
Woman charged in SD slaying cites mental illness
She told KSFY-TV in a phone interview (http://bit.ly/KRIOCZ
) that she has been diagnosed with depression, schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder. "I blank out
and I can't remember anything," she said. "And
you know, I don't know what goes on.
From psychobabble to biobabble?
Three years ago, in the TLS, Andrew Scull reviewed David
Healy's book MANIA A short history of bipolar
disorder. Here is how he introduced Healy: Yet he
has vaulted to prominence as a fierce critic of standard
professional practice; of the role of Big ...
Carrie Fisher Hosts Discovery Fit & Health's Psych
Week Beginning Sunday, June 3
With mental health programming airing nightly, beginning
Sunday, June 3 at 8 PM ET/PT, PSYCH WEEK will profile individuals
dealing with a spectrum of afflictions and addictions, from
agoraphobia, sexsomnia and bipolar
disorder to schizophrenia, ...
Looking for a Sponsor
By Joe Kraynak I've been in touch
with a translator who wants to translate Bipolar
Disorder For Dummies for printing and distribution
in Iran. Wiley's partner in Iran won't do the book unless
it has a sponsor to cover the printing costs, ...
A Doctor's Perspective on tDCS
American News Report
Subsequently, I've used tDCS for migraine,
complex regional pain syndrome, treatment-resistant depression,
temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ), chronic daily
headaches, bipolar disorder
and stroke rehabilitation – all with good results.
Ketamine improved bipolar depression within minutes
EurekAlert! Bipolar disorder
is a serious and debilitating condition where individuals experience
severe swings in mood between mania and depression. The episodes
of low or elevated mood can last days or months, and the risk
of suicide is high.
rower Pippa Savage treated for bipolar
It has since been discovered Savage has been in treatment for
bipolar disorder, a mental illness that can lead to extreme moods.
"I was not privy or aware of any mental-illness issue with
Pippa Savage. This is the first I've
heard of it and it ...
woman shares her fight with bipolar disorder
It was prior to this month when Danielle Reier
of Fairfield, who suffers from bipolar disorder, was asked whether
she would be willing to share her story publicly. “Bipolar is
not who I am, it is an illness that I have. I am a mother, wife,
the relationship of brothers Chuck and Drew Graham
Chuck Graham, left, is pictured with his father, Andrew Graham
Sr. Chuck Graham became his brother Drew Graham's main supporter
after their father, who also had bipolar
disorder, died in 2007. | Courtesy of Chuck Graham Drew
Graham, left, ...
Demi Lovato: 'I Have A Hard Time
Asking For Help'
It's Many people have Bipolar disroder
and do not freak out ..try to take down planes.even
kill.etc and than blame everything on not having taken thier
meds that day. There are also several types/levels of Bipolar
diagnoses/disorders and most are quite ...
Out for Help with Mental Health Issues
Public News Service
BISMARCK, ND - From depression to anxiety and bipolar disorder,
one in four North Dakotans will experience some type of mental-health
issue or concern this year, officials say - although a number
of people with such issues will not seek treatment.
search for Boardman woman missing since last week
Police are searching for a 47-year-old township woman who suffers
from bipolar disorder and disappeared last week. Elizabeth A.
Cassidy, of 146 Wildwood Drive, left for an appointment May 22
and hasn't been back since, the woman's mother told police ...
school's only senior class graduating
The student body president of Hamilton Prep has battled bipolar
disorder since she was a child. And the 18-year-old will be among
the first -- and only -- graduating class of the nascent school.
Next year, the school is changing its name to Arizona ...
Reflection of Mania
Huffington Post UK (blog)
As with most labels, it has been given a trendier name...bipolar
disorder. I prefer the old one, it does exactly what it says on
the tin. This one somewhat suggests the bisexuality of a polar
bear. Following a recent manic episode I am currently going ...
|Frederick woman defies bipolar setbacks: 'There's always hope'
York Daily Record
Mary Buckley has come through almost 15 years of turmoil with a
positive outlook about her future while managing her bipolar and sleep disorders.
Despite the debilitating effects of those conditions, in May the
46-year-old celebrated her second year ...
|'A Moment of Clarity' documentary explores bipolar disorder
The Daily Tar Heel
By Alex Dixon | The Daily Tar Heel But after being diagnosed with
bipolar disorder and breaking his back
in a kayak accident, he began painting. Director Kevin Cullen met
Kaldor four years ago and decided to film a documentary
about Kaldor's life, ...
|Screening for Mental Illness? Yes, There's an App for That
By Michelle Healy A new tech screening tool called Whats
MyM3 claims to be able to tell if you're at increased risk for depression,
anxiety disorder, bipolar
disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. The tool uses
aa 27-item questionnaire.
|Ketamine Relieves Bipolar
Depression, Suicidal Thoughts in Less Than an Hour
By Traci Pedersen Associate News Editor Researchers at the National
Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), led by Dr. Carlos Zarate,
recently found that a single dose of ketamine
could rapidly relieve depression in patients with bipolar disorder.
|Demi Lovato Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder
By John Mitchell Demi Lovato
is opening up about her bipolar
disorder in the July issue of Cosmopolitan, telling the magazine
that being diagnosed was a relief because it meant she could treat
the problem. "I felt relieved when I found out.
|Mental illness, hospitals and homelessness:
By the numbers
About 25 per cent to 33 per cent of homeless have a severe mental
illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar
disorder or major
video showing Paul Boyd's final moments before 2007 police shooting
Boyd, a 39-year-old animator who had bipolar disorder, was shot
eight times on Granville St. on Aug. 13, 2007, during an altercation
with police. Boyd was off his medication when he threatened officers
with a bicycle chain and lock, striking one in the ...
|Dr. Damon Tweedy: For obesity, a dose of
Henry had a problem: The medicine that calmed his mind was hurting
his body. A middle-aged man with bipolar
disorder, Henry had
tried several medications before he became my patient.
of the Year' fight for kids' health
The Daily News Journal
Felicia Burk of Murfreesboro is the adoptive mom of Heith,
Scarlet and Carr Burk, who have all been diagnosed with autism as
well as developmental disabilities, ADHD, bipolar disorder and sleep
disorder. Burk became Heith and Scarlet's
foster mom in ...
|Demi Lovato: It's 'hard' for me
to ask for help
New York Daily News
It wasn't until the 19-year-old star underwent therapy for anorexia,
bulimia and cutting that she learned she also had bipolar disorder. “I felt relieved when I found out,” Lovato says of the diagnosis. “Like I'm not completely crazy;
there's a medical ...
Health: The road to diagnosis is filled with twists and turns
This is why Bak could be diagnosed with
acute psychosis by one doctor and bipolar disorder shortly after
by another, says Ungar. Bak describes the diagnostic
interview process: “How it works is that they talk to me (and) then
they talk to the people ...
Fry - Manic-Depressive Genius
About - News & Issues
Since releasing the documentary The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive,
Fry has been candid about having bipolar disorder. He has appeared
at functions to raise awareness about the condition and about men's
mental health. Author and mental health ...
Ways to Improve Depression and Anxiety without Meds
Huffington Post (blog)
Psychiatric medications work, and they work fast, and I use them
regularly in my practice to treat a host of problems and conditions,
from depression and anxiety to bipolar disorder and chronic insomnia.
That being said, I am always mindful of other, ...
with Bipolar Disorder
CisionWire (press release)
Bipolar disorder is a condition in which people go back and forth
between periods of a very good or irritable mood and depression.
The "mood swings" between mania and depression can be
very quick. Bipolar disorder affects both men and women.
woman battles mental illness, finds hope
HAVRE- Havre resident Linda Rawn suffered
alone with bipolar disorder and PTSD for years before getting on
the road to recovery. Linda's life has been a long, difficult journey,
but it's improved substantially since she first stepped foot into
Zeta Jones Talks the '80s, Bipolar Disorder
The Gossip Girls
The 42-year-old actress looked bright and beautiful on the Larsen
& Talhert shot front page while opening up about topics ranging
from the '80s and stage acting to her role in 'Playing the Field'
and bipolar disorder. Highlights from Miss Zeta Jones' ...
|Help at hand for bipolar people
The New Age Online
Around 450 000 South Africans live with a bipolar disorder. The disease is the sixth leading cause of disability
in the world. It is believed to be caused by a “combination of biochemical,
genetic and psychological factors”. To open discussion around ...
|Helping Your Partner Manage Bipolar Disorder
By Margarita Tartakovsky, MS In their
must-read book, Loving Someone with Bipolar
Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner, authors
Julie A. Fast and John D. Preston, PsyD,
provide a wealth of information on how readers can support their
|Patz suspect's lawyer well versed in psychiatric defense
He said Hernandez has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and is on medication.
Hernandez, 51, who worked as a stock boy in a small food store on
the Manhattan street where Patz was last
seen on May 25, 1979, was arrested Thursday.
|Documentary film explores life of an artist
with bipolar disorder
The Chapel Hill News
The documentary, "A Moment
of Clarity",ť by local filmmaker Kevin Cullen, will have its free public premiere
May 31 at the Varsity Theater in downtown Chapel Hill.
|Havre woman battles mental illness, finds
KRTV Great Falls
Havre resident Linda Rawn suffered alone
with bipolar disorder and PTSD for years before getting on the road to recovery.
|Foundation aims to build bridges
North Shore News
Pacific Bipolar Foundation
founder and chairman Dr. Paul Termansen
invites community members to join the foundation in its mission
to increase awareness of bipolar
disorder as well as build support for
|Atlanta woman, 66, reported missing
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Taylor reportedly has schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, police said. She was described as 4 feet 10 inches
tall and weighing 150 pounds, and she has white hair. (A photo provided
by the family shows her having brown hair.) Anyone with information
|New Lawsuit Filed on Depakote
Birth Defects: Severe Adverse Events
Albany Times Union
Depakote, manufactured by Abbott Laboratories,
is a drug most commonly prescribed for psychiatric conditions like
manic depressive disorder (bipolar
disorder) and to prevent migraine headaches. In December
2010 and January 2011 more than two dozen ...
|Overcoming Stigma and Improving Mental Health in America
Huffington Post (blog)
Mental disorders include anxiety disorders (eg,
post-traumatic stress and obsessive-compulsive disorders), mood
disorders (ie, depression and bipolar disorder), eating disorders including anorexia and bulimia,
addictive disorders (such as alcoholism), ...
|EastEnders' Gillian Wright moved by fan mail
What's On TV
EastEndersactress Gillian Wright has revealed
that she has had a very positive response from viewers to her character
Jean's battle with bipolar
disorder. Gillian, who joined Albert Square in 2004, told
Inside Soap magazine that her alter ego's mental ...
|UNITED WAY: May is Mental Health Awareness Month
Mental illness is not limited to conditions such as depression,
schizophrenia, and bipolar
disorder but also includes substance abuse, panic attacks,
suicidal tendencies, and anxiety disorders, all of which can be
caused by mental health issues.
I often meet and work with bipolar
patients who have matured so much with their illness, and have managed to learn to cope so well with its ups
and downs that yes at times they like having the experience of their
symptoms. I had a recent chat with Tom ...
Health and the Battle with Medication
Bipolar disorder of any type does not mix well with anti-depressants
when they are taken alone. The combination can result in a number
of complications, most notably an increase in the frequency and
intensity of mixed states (some of them being ...
Health History of Suspect in Patz Case
New York Times
... has been taking medication for the treatment of psychotic symptoms
emerged a day after his lawyer, Harvey Fishbein,
said at an arraignment that his client had a lengthy psychiatric
history including diagnoses of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder,
chemicals can alter development for generations
The Bloomington Alternative
Crews, whose contributions to the paper focused on the neuroscience,
behavior and stress aspects, said increases in disorders like autism
and bipolar disorder may be connected to the kind of “two-hit” exposure
that the experiment is modeling.
ill inmates on the rise in California prisons and jails
In October, her 24-year-old daughter, who suffers from severe bipolar
disorder and a mood disorder related to schizophrenia, was booked
into the Stanislaus County jail after being arrested on a probation
violation. In December, a judge declared the ...
who confessed in Etan Patz
case has history of mental issues, his lawyer says
By Tina Susman / The Los Angeles Times
NEW YORK - A man who claims to have abducted and strangled Etan
Patz, who vanished 33 years ago Friday, has suffered from
bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and hallucinations, his attorney
said as the man had his ...
mental health care dwindles while patient numbers rise, consumers
When it's not her clinical depression, it's anxiety; when it's not
her anxiety, it's her bipolar or obsessive-compulsive disorder.
This is the life of someone living with mental illness, and since
1949, the US has delegated May as a month to recognize ...
|Confessor in Etan
Patz killing has mental health issues
Los Angeles Times
Pedro Hernandez is charged with second-degree murder in the child's
disappearance 33 years ago in New York, but his psychological history
could complicate the case. NEW YORK â A man who claims to have abducted and strangled Etan
Patz, who vanished 33 years ago Friday,
has suffered from bipolar
disorder, schizophrenia and hallucinations,
his attorney said as the man had his first court appearance ...
|Parents 'relieved' as lost daughter returns
Cambridge Evening News
A vulnerable woman who went to Pakistan without her medication has
returned home. A police search was launched at the beginning of
the month for Leah Reed, who has bipolar
disorder. She has now been reunited
with her parents in Melbourn after nearly
three weeks abroad.
city mogul declared unfit to manage own affairs
He suffers from bipolar disorder and apparently acts irrationally
at times. Judge Hennie de Vos
yesterday appointed an auditors' firm as a curator to manage his
financial affairs. Another curator was appointed earlier to investigate
whether the ...
disorder and psychosomatic medicine
ABC Online (blog)
What is bipolar and why do we know so little about it? Professor
Ulrik Malt is the Director Department of Neuropsychiatry
and Psychosomatic Medicine at Oslo University Hospital and Professor
of Medicine at the University of Oslo.
aims to build bridges
North Shore News
By Erin McPhee, North Shore News May 27,
2012 2:04 AM THOSE behind a new foundation working to change the
face of mental illness, hope community members will join them in
their efforts to raise awareness of bipolar disorder as well as
improve the ...
teaches care for relatives with mental illness
Staunton News Leader
When Elizabeth Mawyer was 18, she began
to realize that her mom, Selina Botkin,
might have a mental illness. Mawyer was
working as a secretary at Western State Hospital then, so she had
gained some knowledge about the symptoms of bipolar disorder.
to Normal at Boiler Room Theatre
... Next to Normal has challenged performers and audiences alike
with its daringly told story about a suburban family and the many
emotional minefields they must navigate, including bipolar disorder,
suicide, drugs, grief and even psychiatric ethics.
3-Minute Mental Health Test
NBC Bay Area
It is a multi-diagnostic mental health screen designed to detect
early signs of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and post-traumatic
stress disorder (PTSD). The test was developed by a team of mental
health experts and clinicians.
killed after being hit by car in Spotsylvania
It was dark and foggy outside, said the woman's mother, Gay Britt,
who added that her daughter suffered from bipolar disorder and often would “go on the run.” Sometime in
the night, Allison Britt left the Stoneybrook
subdivision home where she lived ...
Clayman in 'OC87'
New York Times
In “OC87” he retraces those steps, and visits his parents, psychologists,
an actor on “General Hospital” with bipolar
disorder, and a San Francisco news anchor with OCD “My OCD
tells me that I must control every thought and every action perfectly,”
charged in SD slaying cites mental illness
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
She told KSFY-TV in a phone interview that she has been diagnosed
with depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. “I blank out
and I can't remember anything,” she said. “And you know, I don't
know what goes on. But when I come to I'm in jail, ...
A First Film, Personal And Hard-Won
by Andrew Lapin Soon after college, Bud Clayman
found his filmmaking aspirations interrupted by mental illness.
He documents his struggles with Asperger's
syndrome, OCD, bipolar disorder and depression in a film that he
says is not "about hand-washing ...