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Bipolar In Order

Tom Wootton’s new book, Bipolar In Order, asks the reader to approach bipolar disorder (otherwise known as manic depression) from a different light. Rather than viewing this mental health...
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A Hidden Madness

Memoirs of mental illness have crowded the literary landscape for the past two decades, and many have veered toward the sensationalistic in an attempt to stand out from the...
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Treating Bipolar Disorder

Treatment can help most people with bipolar disorder. Almost all people with bipolar disorder—even those with severe forms—can stabilize their mood swings through the use of medication. Treatment for...
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Jennifer’s Story

I think my problems started at age 3, when my father passed away. My mother said I almost had a mental breakdown, I quit talking, and was in my...
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An Overview of Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

Medical and therapeutic treatments for bipolar disorder include antidepressants, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and psychotherapy. Treatment of bipolar disorder is usually lengthy, often lasting years, although most long-term treatment...
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Who Gets Bipolar Disorder?

Table of Contents: Bipolar Index An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder Who Gets Bipolar Disorder? Causes of Bipolar Disorder Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Frequently Asked Questions...
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Mood Disorders and Alcohol/Drug Use

The term mood describes a pervasive and sustained emotional state that may affect all aspects of an individual’s life and perceptions. Mood disorders are pathologically elevated or depressed disturbances...
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