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. http://psychcentral.com/disorders/bipolar/cashdan.htm -
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Bipolar AdvantageTop Rated 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. http://www.bipolaradvantage.com/ -
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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. http://psychcentral.com/lib/teens-and-bipolar-disorder/00051 -
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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. http://psychcentral.com/lib/treatment-of-bipolar-disorder-manic-depression -
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