Mania Articles

Mad Pride Month

Monday, July 2nd, 2007

Imagine these scenarios: A woman with OCD who washes her hands raw a dozen times an hour says, “There’s nothing wrong with me, it’s only …

Meaningful Work

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

If you’re a person in recovery from an illness like bipolar you’ve probably heard the phrase “meaningful work” and know it’s considered to be a …

Housing

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007

Since John wrote about a study on the subject yesterday, I’ve been thinking about psychosocial treatments for bipolar. To me, the word “psychosocial” goes …

Prevention

Monday, June 11th, 2007

Blah, bleh, bleak. Down I go. The mania has been blown away by a cold foggy wind and adequate sleep. I’d gladly trade some of …

Hypo Means Under

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Still feeling good overall, it’s emotionally like being in a warm bath (and the weather’s lending to that sensation) but there are dark fingers reaching …

Favorite Things

Thursday, June 7th, 2007

Today I wandered some botanical gardens, lush in spring, fragrant with roses. On my iPod was Coltrane’s version of “My Favorite Things.” I carried a …

Signs of Mania

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Who doesn’t love a good list? A top ten, a series of bullets, it’s easy to peruse. I’ve just read a list of …

Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

Bebe Moore Campbell, writer and mental health advocate, suffered with a bipolar disorder and died of brain cancer last winter. In 2003 she wrote …

Lighting the Way

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Reader Phil left this comment on my earlier post Light and Dark, in response to Hank Roberts who’s been sharing valuable info, like …

Testify

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Katy-Sarah Culling writes, “Equilibrium aims to bring together bipolar survivors, their friends and family, other charities such as the MDF Bipolar Organisation, and …

Seven Steps to Disclosing Bipolar at Work

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

From an article at Forbes:

“The advantage of telling your boss is that you can ask for reasonable accommodations at the office,” Dr. David …

Best Psychotherapies for Bipolar

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

You’ve heard about the latest study published out of STEP-BD (large-scale multi-site clinical study on bipolar disorders) revealing clear benefits of intensive psychotherapy in treating …

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