A Guide For People With Controlled Manic-Depressive Disorder
It is to fill the gap of partial information and uncertainty that this guide is presented and with the hope it will stimulate further thought and action. Implications of the disparity between physical and social recovery pervade this whole guide. At this point, the main emphasis is on the value of sharing some of these post-control experiences. A second point to keep in mind is that each person is an individual who sees his changed position in the world from his own perspective of hopes, abilities and commitments.
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An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder
An introductory article to bipolar disorder, giving you a general overview of this disorder and what to expect from it.
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Antidepressants for Bipolar Disorder
In this quick article, Dr. Haggerty discusses how certain antidepressants work and how some antidepressants are better to treat Bipolar Disorder than others.
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A website focusing on harnessing the positive aspects of the bipolar condition while minimizing the negative aspects. Author of two book, 'The Bipolar Advantage' and 'The Depression Advantage,' Tom Wootton offers resources, articles, book chapters and audio of addresses on bipolar management.
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Coping with Bipolar Disorder
How can a person cope with Bipolar Disorder? If it is extreme enough for those who live with the sufferer, imagine how horrible the one who has the disorder feels. In this article are ideas, such as support groups and other information.
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How Do I Know if I have Bipolar Disorder
Do you feel like laughing from happiness, crying from extreme sadness the next? Everyone has a variety of moods and feelings, that change all day long everyday. However, there are those who have feelings and moods that can be deemed too extreme in their change over. How does a person know if they have bipolar disorder, then? Clicking on this article will list the symptoms and what to look out for.
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Teens and Bipolar Disorder
Life must be truly confusing for a teenager or parents/guardians of a teenager to begin with. One minute, the child is full of life, happy, thrilled, the next, they are depressed, screaming and full of sadness and hurt.
However, teenagers with actual bipolar disorder have an even worse grouping of episodes of mania and depression, and must be dealt with differently than other teenagers.
Listed in this article is how to tell if a teenager has Bipolar Disorder, the possibility of a parent passing Bipolar Disorder onto their children, and more discussion on how to help a teen who has Bipolar Disorder.
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Treatment of Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)
Although bipolar disorder is viewed as a long-term, often chronic condition, there are a variety of effective treatments available. People with bipolar disorder often seek out treatment according to what part of the cycle they’re in. When a person with bipolar disorder is in a manic or hypomanic phase, they may believe they have no further need of medications and stop taking them. When in a depressive phase, they often return to treatment. The types of treatment that are commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder are included in this article.
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An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a disorder that has over occuring changes in mood and that person will experience extreme highs and extreme lows. Other items to look out for and to help you on your search through Bipolar Disorder are listed here.
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Combination Therapy for Bipolar Disorder
Sometimes just using a single drug may not work for a person who is suffering from Bipolar Disorder. If another medication does not do much better, then perhaps a client can be a candidate for Combination Therapy, where at least two mood stabilizers are used in order to help a sufferer of Bipolar Disorder feel much better. Read here to find out if this may be you.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bipolar Disorder
In this article, readers will find out the answers to these questions: Is there a test to tell me if I have, or may inherit, bipolar disorder? Can someone have a medical condition that appears to be bipolar disorder but actually is something else? What if someone I know has bipolar disorder? If I am diagnosed with bipolar disorder, will I be on medication for the rest of my life? Is there anything I can do to help my disorder? How can lifestyle affect bipolar disorder?
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Getting Help for Bipolar Disorder
An informational article about where and how to get help for you or someone you love who has bipolar disorder.
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Medical News Today: Bipolar News
The latest Bipolar news articles published daily. Includes news on manic-depression, symptoms, treatments and current research.
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Mood Stabilizers for Bipolar Disorder
The mood stabilizers for Bipolar Disorder are listed in this article, with a discussion about all of thems. Included in the article are:
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Phases and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
As with everything in life, there is a phase to each part of Bipolar Disorder. There are also those symptoms, while they do not tell what causes bipolar, are around enough to help establish possible precursors to the disorder itself. Listed in this article are descriptions of Mania and Depression, and other talk relating to Bipolar Disorder.
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Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)
In everyday life, people have a variety of moods and feelings. These feelings include frustration, joy and anger. Usually these moods last one day rather than several days. For people with bipolar disorder, however, moods usually swing from weeks of feeling overly “high” and irritable to weeks of feeling sad and hopeless with normal periods in between.
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Treating Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder can be treated with many different treatments. Listed in this article are discussions of medication treatments, psychotherapy treatments, and how those suffering from bipolar disorder can lead a better life.
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What Causes Bipolar Disorder?
In this article, Dr. Haggerty lists what can be possible causes of Bipolar Disorder. While at the present time, there are no real causes known, there is hope that one day there will be. Listed in the article are genetic, neurochemical and enviromental factors possibly leading to Bipolar Disorder.
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When a Loved One has Bipolar Disorder
What can be done to help those with Bipolar Disorder? In this short, quick article, Dr. Bressert lists possible things that can be done to help those who are suffering from this disorder.
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