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Bipolar Disorder

Two Categories of Bipolar Disorder That Can Change Treatment – Psychiatric Times

While I appreciate the DSM, the diagnostic manual missed two categories of bipolar disorder that are particularly…

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6 Complicated Ways People With Bipolar Disorder And PTSD Hide Their Illness From The World – Your Tango

Remember that you aren’t alone. I struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder and Bipolar II Disorder. I didn’t know…

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Lithium treatment for bipolar disorder linked to lowest risk of rehospitalisation – Karolinska Institutet

Individuals with bipolar disorder have the lowest risk of rehospitalisation if treated with lithium, according to a…

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Bipolar artist’s Cardiff exhibition ‘raising awareness’ – BBC News

An artist who has had bipolar disorder since she was 11 is hoping her first solo exhibition…

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Hartlepool councillor speaks out on his battle with bipolar disorder – Hartlepool Mail

A Hartlepool councillor has opened up about his battle with bipolar disorder. Councillor David Riddle, who represents Hart ward, spoke out about his…

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Jenifer Lewis Explains What Bipolar Disorder Feels Like: ‘Mania Is Exhausting—It Can Ruin Your Entire Life’ – SELF

Jenifer Lewis dubs herself a triple threat on Twitter—actress, singer, dancer—a title that the black-ish star has earned after decades dazzling audiences on…

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Single mum tells how she copes with bipolar disorder – and how she lives in fear of Universal Credit – Huddersfield Examiner

A woman who works as a volunteer in an advice centre says people are suffering mental health breakdowns due to changes in their…

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Bupa denies woman with bipolar disorder travel insurance – Daily Mail

Bupa revoked a woman’s travel insurance after she declared she suffered from bipolar disorder. Elizabeth Watson, 29, from London, was granted insurance from…

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Mental illness on Martha’s Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder – Martha’s Vineyard Times

Leslie’s husband suffered from bipolar disorder — a mental illness that can cause inexhaustible exuberance in someone, but also insurmountable sadness and hopelessness….

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Woman was denied travel insurance due to bipolar disorder – Daily Mail

Bupa revoked a woman’s travel insurance after she declared she suffered from bipolar disorder. Elizabeth Watson, 29, from London, was granted insurance from…

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A young mother’s searingly honest account of what it’s like to live with bipolar disorder – Wales Online

It’s shocking that we live in a world where if you have the courage to talk about your mental health then you’re deemed…

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How writing about my mental illness helped me come to terms with it – Metro

When I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2015, it was something I really struggled to talk about. I was worried that if people…

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The 10 best bipolar blogs – Medical News Today

Bipolar disorder is typically a long-term condition. Bipolar blogs, written by people living with the disorder, often provide advice, tips, and self-help techniques…

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Genetically Altered Mice Bear Some Hallmarks of Human Bipolar Behavior – Johns Hopkins Medicine

Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the…

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Bipolar disorder or mood swings in kids? – KCBD-TV

We see cases of bipolar disorder in the movies where a character has extreme changes in behavior. Since mood swings are a part of…

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New Trends of Bipolar Disorder (BPD) Market with Worldwide Industry Analysis to 2025 – Find Market Research By Abhishek Budholiya

Bipolar disorder, commonly known as manic depression, is a type of mental illness which is characterized by mood swings. Mood episodes are of…

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Epidemiology Insights to 2025 – Medgadget

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)- Competitive Landscape, Pipeline and Market Analysis, 2017, report provides comprehensive insights about marketed and pipeline drugs across this Mechanism…

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Geneticists to crack bipolar disorder code – SBS

Scientists are trying to crack the genetic code of bipolar disorder to end the trial and error approach to treatment for many of…

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PMDD Can Be Mistaken For Bipolar Disorder, & It’s Hugely Misunderstood – Bustle

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) could be described as an extremely severe form of PMS, but that doesn’t really paint a proper picture of…

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Mehri Coulter Creates Powerful Self-Portraits to Show the ‘Highs’ and ‘Lows’ of Bipolar – The Mighty

When you live with bipolar disorder — with manic “highs” followed by depressive “lows” — it can be difficult to put into words…

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Some schizophrenia, bipolar disorder linked to brain pH imbalances – Genetic Literacy Project

Sometimes our brains are on acid—literally. A main source of these temporary surges is the carbon dioxide that is constantly released as the…

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Rome To Home: Bipolar sufferer sets off on 1200 mile run across Europe in aid of mental health awareness – Evening Standard

A man who found himself standing on a motorway mid-way through a manic episode has set off on a 1200mile run from Rome…

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My Bipolar Disorder Makes Me Who I Am—and I’m Glad I Have It – Health.com

When I was a child, I used to lie on my back and watch the clouds glide across the sky. They were constantly…

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How Do 4 Alternative Treatments for Bipolar Disorder Stack Up? – PsychCentral.com

Bipolar disorder can be incredibly difficult to treat. There are literally hundreds of different combinations of medications available to quell symptoms, but they…

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Dealing with bipolar disorder – The Herald

Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings that include emotional highs (mania or hypomania)…

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Lithium in tap water may cut dementia – BBC News

People with higher levels of lithium in their drinking water appear to have a lower risk of developing dementia, say researchers in Denmark. Lithium…

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Dundee man speaks out about life with Bipolar – The Courier

Dundee Bipolar Group – the first of its kind in the city – was set up last September and has been growing from…

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Bipolar disorder: Brain mechanism could be key for prevention – Medical News Today

Scientists have found that many siblings of people with bipolar disorder, who should themselves be susceptible to it, are made resilient by an…

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Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus – Psychiatry Advisor

Childhood trauma affects the volumes of gray matter in the amygdala and hippocampus differently in patients with bipolar disorder than healthy controls, according…

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Market Forecast By Drugs, Clinical Trials and Epidemiology till 2025 – Medgadget

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Market Insights, Epidemiology And Market Forecast 2025 Report discusses information on Therapy Pipeline scenario, Current Prominent Research Areas and…

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Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications – Psychiatry Advisor

Pregnant women with bipolar disorder (BD) receiving psychotropic medication did not experience improvement in either functional impairment or symptom burden, according to a…

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Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support – Science Daily

People with bipolar disorder often find themselves unemployed due to exclusion, stigma and stereotypes directed at them at work, a new study found. These…

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Better Outcomes With Lithium vs Quetiapine for Early Manic Episodes of Bipolar Disorder – Psychiatry Advisor

Results of a randomized controlled trial showed a clear benefit of lithium over quetiapine monotherapy in stabilizing patients following a first episode of…

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Lamotrigine: Alternate Bipolar Disorder Treatment to Lithium During Pregnancy – Psychiatry Advisor

Results of a population-based cohort study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders show lamotrigine is not inferior to lithium in preventing severe…

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‘I Was Diagnosed With Bipolar Disorder At Age 29—And I’m So Grateful’ – Women’s Health

The moment I realized I had hit rock bottom was September 21, 2016. I hadn’t felt like myself in a while, and when…

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5 Subtle Signs of Bipolar Disorder – Health.com

Bipolar disorder is a very complex mental illness, and can be challenging to identify and understand. According to…

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Bipolar disorder and addictions – OUPblog

Bipolar disorder is characterized by significant fluctuations in a person’s mood, which may occur for no apparent reason. It tends to persist and…

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Patients struggle with Bipolar Disorder revealed – Survey – Independent Online

That is the reality of hundreds of local participants of an online survey, living with Bipolar Disorder. Over 400 people participated in the survey…

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Bipolar Disorder Dating Tips – Teen Vogue

Bipolar disorder is a misunderstood mental illness that’s more common than some people realize. Marked by distinct high and low moods, called mania…

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App that tracks bipolar manic, depressive episodes wins award – UIC News

A team led by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, along with collaborators at the University of Michigan and Sage Bionetworks,…

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Traumatic brain injuries may be helped with drug used to treat bipolar disorder – Science Daily

A drug used to treat bipolar disorder and other forms of depression may help to preserve brain function and prevent nerve cells from…

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Katie Holmes plays Poet with Bipolar disorder in “Touched with Fire” – Inquirer.net

“Touched with Fire” is a deeply moving love story starring Katie Holmes and Luke Kirby…

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Living with mania is one of the toughest parts of having bipolar disorder – Metro

For me, mania is the worst part of living with bipolar disorder. For anyone who isn’t aware of what bipolar disorder is, it’s a…

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Autism Dance Day returns for its fifth year – Charity Today News

Autism Dance Day is now in its fifth year and as always #UKCharityWeek patron Anna Kennedy and her team will be using the…

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Dumfries woman battling bipolar disorder in training to become a counsellor – Scottish Daily Record

A woman is training…

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App to track bipolar disorder would flag manic episodes, developer SANE Australia says – ABC Online

The app tracks a person’s activities and monitors for signs of manic…

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6 facts about bipolar disorder that you should know – TheHealthSite

While we talk quite often about depression, it is also important that other mental health issues get equal prominence regarding awareness. Like depression,…

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Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Lead to Greater Mortality – Psychiatry Advisor

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder have approximately twice the rate of diabetes and…

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All you want to know about bipolar disorder – Times of India

Pop star Yo Yo Honey Singh recently admitted to being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which kept him away from public eye for as…

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Scripps Florida study lays groundwork for potential bipolar disorder therapies Scripps Research Institute – EurekAlert (press release)

A new study by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified specific genetic variations closely associated with…

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With Arms Wide Open: Scott Stapp Credits Family for Bringing Him Back from the Brink Following 2014 Meltdown – People Magazine

His personal battles have been made very public. Those with alcohol abuse, those with drug addiction, those with bipolar disorder. It’s almost impossible…

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Partner of champion golfer who suffers from a bipolar disorder says he needs care not prison – Glasgow Evening Times

THE partner of a champion golfer who suffers from bipolar disorder has hit out at his “disgusting” treatment by the justice system after…

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Henderson Police searching for missing man with bipolar disorder – Las Vegas Sun

Henderson Police are searching for a 42-year-old Henderson man who went missing Saturday afternoon. He has been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder and…

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Study lays groundwork for potential bipolar disorder therapies – Medical Xpress

A new study by scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified specific genetic variations closely associated with…

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Halsey was hospitalized for bipolar disorder at 17 and ‘tried to kill herself’ – Daily Mail

Electropop singer Halsey revealed she was admitted to a psychiatric hospital for bipolar disorder at the tender age of 17. ‘I had tried…

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Naked driver diagnosed with bipolar disorder, charged with reckless driving: police – Coconuts Bangkok

Police said the naked driver who caused three cars to crash on Lat Phrao Wang Hin Road will face a charge of reckless…

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‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Morgan’s Bipolar Disorder Story Line Comes To A Head, Was It As Good As You Expected? – The Inquisitr

The soap has taken on many issues over the years, and this time, they have put bipolar disorder in the forefront. However, this…

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Ottawa man shot dead by Toronto police struggled with bipolar disorder – Ottawa Citizen

A 30-year-old Ottawa man shot dead by Toronto police late Friday had struggled with bipolar disorder for most of his life and thought…

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Shama Sikander Follows Deepika Padukone’s Example And Opens Up About Her Bipolar Disorder – Storypick

We were all in awe of Deepika Padukone when she came out and confessed about her battle with depression. Joining the league of…

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Why a Blood Test for Bipolar Disorder Hasn’t Come to Market – Motherboard

As she found out later, Wright had been misdiagnosed for years with unipolar depression when in fact she had bipolar disorder—a fundamentally different…

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Psychotic and Bipolar Disorder Most Predict Suicide After Prior Self-Harm – Psychiatry Advisor

Individuals with bipolar disorder or psychosis are approximately 6 times more likely to die by suicide after a prior intentional self-harm incident, according…

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Former Modesto physician tells of struggles with bipolar disorder – Modesto Bee

His recently published book, “An Insider’s View of Bipolar Disease,” is filled with facts on the disorder and advice for managing the illness….

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REVEALED: This £100 SMARTWATCH will revolutionise life for those with bipolar disorder – Express.co.uk

A SMARTWATCH costing less than £100 could revolutionise the care of bipolar disorder and save the NHS millions of pounds. By Danny Buckland….

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Child abuse increases negative outcomes in bipolar disorder – Healio

“Our findings have important implications for clinical practice, as they suggest that a history of childhood maltreatment could be used as an early…

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Challenges in diagnosing, living with bipolar disorder – WAAY

Most people will say they’ve encountered someone who is bipolar, and reference someone with mood swings. In reality it is so much more…

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Technavio Announces Top Three Emerging Trends in the Global Bipolar Disorder Therapeutics Market – Business Wire (press release)

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio’s latest report on the global bipolar disorder therapeutics market provides an analysis of the key trends expected to impact the global…

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8 early signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder you should be aware of – TheHealthSite

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes major alternating periods of elation, euphoria and depression. The symptoms can be severe due to…

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Are treatment guidelines on schizophrenia and bipolar disorder just plain wrong? – The Conversation UK

We wouldn’t expect NICE to make recommendations that are unsupported by evidence or, worse, contain contradictory evidence. However, two recent NICE publications recommend…

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Understanding the pathophysiology of bipolar disorder – News-Medical.net

MRI studies comparing patients with bipolar disorder and healthy volunteers have demonstrated subtle grey matter volume deficits in patients, especially in brain regions…

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5 Realities of Living With Bipolar Disorder – PsychCentral.com (blog)

5 Realities of Living With Bipolar Disorder Living with bipolar disorder is awful. It’s hard to explain to people who have never experienced…

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Brain structural effects of psychopharmacological treatment in bipolar disorder – EurekAlert (press release)

MRI studies comparing patients with bipolar disorder and healthy volunteers have demonstrated subtle grey matter volume deficits in patients, especially in brain regions…

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Touched With Fire: The Two Faces of Bipolar Disorder – PsychCentral.com (blog)

Bipolar disorder is both a blessing and a curse. Some people who have bipolar disorder swear by the manic or hypomanic state they…

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Why It’s Important To Acknowledge Bipolar Disorder In Children – Huffington Post UK

We have a very difficult time trying to convince families, friends, doctors, psychologists, schools, and social workers that bipolar disorder is different from…

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Stephen Fry reveals his relentless battle with ‘incurable’ bipolar disorder – Daily Mail

Stephen Fry has given an honest insight into his ongoing mental health battle in a documentary for the BBC to be shown this…

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This Film Is Using Love To Raise Awareness About Bipolar Disorder – Huffington Post

“Touched with Fire,” a new feature film starring Katie Holmes, is telling a profound story about bipolar disorder by way of a touching…

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Stephen Fry Praised For Opening Up About Bipolar Disorder Struggle In ‘The Not So Secret Life of the Manic … – Huffington Post UK

Amazing and powerful programme by Stephen Fry on @BBCOne now explaining what it’s like to live with #bipolar disorder. — Will Lyons (@Will_Lyons)…

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Brain structural effects of psychopharmacological treatment in bipolar disorder – Medical Xpress

Bipolar disorder is associated with subtle neuroanatomical deficits including lateral ventricular enlargement, grey matter deficits incorporating limbic system structures, and distributed white matter…

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Kristin Cavallari’s brother ‘diagnosed with bipolar disorder’ when he vanished – Daily Mail

Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari’s family say brother Michael was suffering from severe paranoia before he disappeared and died from hypothermia last year….

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Woman with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia missing for nearly a week – MLive.com

WEST BRANCH, MI — It’s been nearly a week since a 33-year-old Iosco County woman disappeared and police and loved ones are hoping…

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‘Touched With Fire’ inspired by filmmaker’s bipolar disorder – The Globe and Mail

It was the New York-based filmmaker’s first manic episode – a terrifying confrontation that got him charged with assault, landed him in jail…

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Katie Holmes quizzed about bipolar disorder by same presenter who grilled ex-husband Tom Cruise – Mirror.co.uk

Katie Holmes almost met the same fate as her ex-husband Tom Cruise during an interview with Matt Lauer. The actress, who was married…

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Charlie Sheen Reveals Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis, Just Months After Addressing HIV Status – Huffington Post UK

Charlie Sheen Reveals Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis, Just Months After Addressing HIV Status. The Huffington Post UK | By Ashley Percival · Email. Posted:…

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Study Links Child Abuse, Neglect to Earlier Onset of Bipolar Disorder – HealthDay

THURSDAY, Feb. 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) — People with bipolar disorder who have a history of being abused or neglected as children may…

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Is now recovered and is campaigning to raise awareness to men’s health – Daily Mail

Daily Mail He was finally diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and is now stable, recovered, and thrilled to be back at work as a tennis…

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6 Things People With Bipolar Disorder Want You To Know: ‘I Am Not Jekyll And Hyde’ – Huffington Post UK

Huffington Post UK One in every 100 adults in the UK will be diagnosed with bipolar disorder at some point in their lives, yet…

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College student with severe bipolar disorder tried to jump in front of a train – Daily Mail

One college student is bravely sharing details about her struggle with bipolar disorder, while hitting back at those people who still unfairly trivialize…

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Unearthing Bipolar Disorder With a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – EmpowHer

The chronic and disabling illness we know today as bipolar disorder was poetically named “la folie circulaire,” or “the circular insanity,” in 1854,…

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‘There are very low lows’ Catherine Zeta-Jones opens up about battle with bipolar disorder – Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk SHE’S had a very public battle with bipolar disorder, but Catherine Zeta-Jones admits she’s in a “very good place” at the moment. By…

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Easier bipolar diagnosis potential seen with biomarkers and MRI imaging insights – Bel Marra Health

Easier bipolar diagnosis potential is seen with biomarkers and MRI imaging insights. A recent study has uncovered six biomarkers that could be effective…

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