Learn how UAB defines bipolar
disorder and follow links to more information and a quiz
to help you identify if you or someone you know is suffering from
The mirror has two faces
is two poles of an illness. While it is not as common as depression,
the incidence of bipolar illness stands at around 5
to 7 per cent in our ...
the Psychopath Within
Scientific American (blog)
This paralleled a lifetime of the ever popular smoking and alcohol
abuse, obesity swings of 100 pounds and more twice a decade, 4
hour nights of sleep with apnea and heroic snoring, chronic hypomania
embedded within a mild bipolar disorder, and the ...
Does Pollen Make Bipolar Depression Worse?
They examined 100 subjects experiencing either major depressive
disorder or bipolar disorder to learn how exposure
to pollen might change emotional state.
BBC defends bipolar
storyline in EastEnders after over 100
The BBC has been forced to defend a controversial EastEnders
storyline in which a character with bipolar
disorder was victimised. Over
100 viewers criticised a ...
If OCD were a movie: Filmmaker chronicles his own journey
Los Angeles Daily News
... the camera
as well, even when it means sharing details about his mental illness.
... "General Hospital" star
Maurice Benard about the actor's bipolar disorder, ...
Common causes for ASD, schizophrenia and bipolar
Font size: Decrease font Enlarge font. New research suggests there
may be common causes for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), schizophrenia
and bipolar disorder, however the biological
reasons underlying this relationship are still unknown. three-puff
medical illness rates in bipolar disorder
Results from a US study show that more than half of patients with
bipolar disorder have a significant burden of comorbid
Guest Karen Tyrrell to Share her Story of Bipolar Disorder and
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
(PRWEB) June 29, 2012 Karen Tyrrell is the Australian author of
“Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness”(2012) and will be our guest
on the Runaway Mind Radio Show in July!
what is bipolar disorder?
During a manic episode, the main character of popular television
series Homeland, CIA agent Carrie Mathison
(played by Claire Danes) colour codes
the evidence in a terrorism case, making vital links that…
defends EastEnders bipolar plotline
as complaints pour in
The BBC has defended an EastEnders storyline
in which a bipolar disorder sufferer was being treated cruelly,
following complaints from viewers.
News for People Like Us - Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Act
About - News & Issues
The US Supreme Court today delivered one of the most important
decisions in its history, upholding the provisions of the Affordable
Health Care Act. This means that as of 2014, people with pre-existing
illnesses like bipolar disorder, diabetes, high ...
shows for Mad Cow's 'Next to Normal' and 'Pitmen Painters'
Mad Cow Theatre has added an extra performance to the schedule
for both of its current shows,"Next
to Normal" and "The Pitmen Painters."The shows
had planned to close after matinees on Sunday, July.
to Normal' to take over stage for Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls Post-Star
With a rock beat, the play, which opens Thursday and runs through
July 14 as part of this year's festival, tells the story of a
mother who struggles with bipolar disorder and how the worsening
illness affects her family. “Audiences will find that it is ...
with mental illness need and deserve parity of coverage
Detroit Free Press (blog)
Michigan law allows insurance companies, in effect, to discriminate
against mentally ill people and their families by not requiring
insurance to cover treatment for mental illnesses, such as bipolar
disorder and schizophrenia, in the same way insurance ...
Basics, Diagnosis, and the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder for Patients
A Webinar titled “The Basics, Diagnosis, and the Treatment of
Bipolar Disorder for Patients and their Families” will be presented
by Joseph Calabrese, MD, on July 11th. I can't help but think
about the title, and thinking about the basics of bipolar ...
Brown County residents wait months for psychiatric care
Green Bay Press Gazette
Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia,
bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder,
post traumatic stress disorder and borderline personality disorder.
Recovery is possible. Mental illnesses can affect age ...
parents can't understand why he didn't stop for police
Bipolar disorder, alone, probably wouldn't cause a driver to make
the decisions Leone did, said Risdon Slate, a professor of criminal
justice at Florida Southern College and co-author of "The
Criminalization of Mental Illness: Crisis and Opportunity ...
End the disparity of mental care coverage
Detroit Free Press
Unlike 43 other states, Michigan does not require insurance companies
to provide the same level of coverage for treatment of mental
illnesses, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression,
as they do for other medical problems. Employers are ...
the facts about bipolar
Phys.Org (press release)
What happens if you have bipolar disorder? How can you control
your mood swings? How can you help a loved one with bipolar? To
mark this week's Bipolar Awareness Day (June 27), a new leaflet
gives key information about bipolar disorder for patients, ...
This increase in mortality is caused primarily by tobacco-related
illness. Forty-four percent of all cigarettes sold in the U.S.
are sold to people with mental illness. Prevalence of smoking
among people who suffer from bipolar disorder or ...
History of Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder May Up Kids' Risk for
U.S. News & World Report
The three conditions might share similar underlying risk factors,
study authors say.
Mylan Launches Generic Version of Lithobid®
MarketWatch (press release)
This product is the generic version of Noven
Therapeutic's Lithobid® Tablets,
which are indicated for the treatment of manic episodes of bipolar
disorder and as a maintenance treatment for individuals with a
diagnosis of bipolar disorder.(1). Lithium ...
man killed during police shooting suffered from mental illness
A 26-year-old Hampton man killed by police during a confrontation
Sunday had prior encounters with police and suffered from bipolar
disorder, court records show.
the world from a bicycle seat
(Photo courtesy David Walsh) Parkite
David Walsh, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder 10 years
ago, traveled the globe on his bike for almost a year, fighting
the stigma of mental illness. Walsh is shown here during his stop
in Sydney, Australia ...
Babies More Prone to Mental Illness
The first found that babies born very prematurely—at less than
32 weeks of gestation—were twice as likely to be hospitalized
with schizophrenia or delusional disorders, three times more likely
for major depression, and seven times more likely for ...
& Sullivan: European Bipolar Therapeutics Market Slows Down
in the Short ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Analysis of the European Bipolar-disorder Therapeutics Market
is part of the Life Sciences Growth Partnership Service programme,
which also includes research in the following markets: Global
Generic Pharmaceuticals Markets, European Pharmaceutical ...
of European bipolar therapy market set for short-term slowdown
The Pharma Letter
Patent expiry of key blockbuster atypical antipsychotic drugs
is likely to cause a decline in growth of the European bipolar
disorder therapeutics market until 2013. However, approval of
new drugs and improved depot formulations are expected to present
exec reveals Carrie, Brody season two details
During season one's climax 'Marine One', CIA analyst Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) was given electroshock therapy in
an attempt to deal with her severe bipolar disorder. Damian Lewis
as Nicholas Brody in Homeland episode 5. © Channel 4 / Showtime