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Lifestyles of People with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can be influenced by alternative treatments and lifestyle choices — including diet, exercise, sleep, and religious/spiritual practice, coping skills and suicide prevention. There are alternative or complementary...
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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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Book Review: Outside the Lines: A Novel

Outside the Lines powerfully encourages readers to reexamine their perspective regarding mental illness. Amy Hatvany intricately explores the world of someone who’s mentally ill, detailing painful repercussions, stigma and...
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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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