Holly Scott

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Bipolar Memory Loss: Why Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Our Memory?

Bipolar Memory Loss and What to Do About It<p>Bipolar disorder brings lots of challenges — memory loss is one of them. When I was first diagnosed back …

World Bipolar Day 2017 – a day in the life of my bipolar brain

It’s World Bipolar Day so here’s a day in the life of my mind.<p>I started getting depressed in my early teens – locking myself in the bathroom and …

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

<b>For me, mania is the worst part of living with bipolar disorder.</b><p>For anyone who isn’t aware of what bipolar disorder is, it’s a condition that affects …

3 Personality Traits Found in Those with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is known for shifts in mood. People with the disorder go from manic or hypomanic to depression to remission in a mostly …

Bipolar Disorder Ravages the Brain's Self-Control Regions

Researchers have mapped the disorder for the first time.<p>Bipolar disorder affects about 60 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. And despite decades of study, scientists remain unsure about its underlying neurological mechanisms. However, a new study reveals brain …

Researchers Create a Roadmap of Bipolar Disorder and How It Affects the Brain

<i>Summary: Reviewing brain scans of bipolar patients, researchers observe notable differences in the thickness of gray matter in areas of the brain</i> …

Neuroscience

Scientists reveal the first ever map of the bipolar brain

Bipolar disorder affects up to three in 100 people. The largest ever brain-scanning study on bipolar disorder has pinpointed several ways in which …

What Caring for a Spouse With a Mental Illness Taught Me About Marriage

Together, we can overcome just about anything.<p><i>Mark and Giulia Lukach, now 34, were a young couple who met at 18, married at 24, and were convinced that they knew everything about each other — and their future. Their plan was to save for a house, have kids, and enjoy a life filled with friends,</i> …

New Research Attempts to Explain Genetic Bipolar Disorder Connection

A new study helps explain why children of those with the disorder may be at greater risk.<p>A new study might be bringing scientists one step closer to understanding the increased risk of bipolar disorder for children of those with the disorder. According to research published in Translational …

Bipolar Disorder Dating Tips

Here are tips for handling bipolar disorder when it comes to dating.<p>Bipolar disorder is a misunderstood mental illness that's more common than some people realize. Marked by distinct high and low moods, called mania and depression, bipolar disorder causes patients to experience distractibility, …

How Does Personality Affect Mental Health?

One of the cruel things about mental illness is how randomly it can strike. There’s often no rhyme or reason to it: Some people endure almost …

Love, Marriage, and Bipolar Q&A Series: Part 4 of 4 | International Bipolar Foundation

Q: My partner does not always seem open about sharing their experience with bipolar disorder. How do I speak openly with them about their condition …

Finding My Purpose | International Bipolar Foundation

I’ve always been extremely hard on myself. I think those of us who struggle with depression frequently are. I know that I have a tendency to compare …

Finding ways to cope with bipolar II disorder

Living With Bipolar Disorder, Depression And Manic Episodes

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Mills Baker.</i><p>I have bipolar disorder, as does my mother and as did her mother. I am the sort of …

Bipolar Disorder Cortical Gray Matter Thinner, Neuroimaging Study Shows

People with bipolar disorder have differences in the brain regions that control inhibition and emotion, a new study has found. The findings offer …

The Brain

Genes in Children Linked to Bipolar Disorder and Stress Identified

<i>Summary: Researchers report genetic alterations that modulate stress have been identified in children who are at risk of developing bipolar …

6 Home Hacks to Make Parenting So Much Easier

From wrangling backpacks and finding lost shoes before the morning school run to the last kiss at bedtime (and just one more drink of water), life …

Babies Sleep Better In Their Own Rooms After 4 Months, Study Finds

Babies get less sleep at night and sleep for shorter stretches when they sleep in their parents' room after 4 months old, a new study finds. Parents are also more likely to engage in unsafe sleep practices, such as bringing their child into their bed or leaving pillows, blankets or stuffed animals …

Why do some images cause seizures while others do not?

Why do some images cause seizures in patients with photosensitive epilepsy, while others do not? A new study investigates the neurophysiological …

National Epilepsy Week

Did you know this week is National Epilepsy Week? I went down to London a few weeks ago to meet the team at the <i>Epilepsy Society</i> for their <i>Explain</i> …

The epilepsy signs in children you need to watch out for

Some less obvious things to look out for with babies, toddlers and children<p>Epilepsy is a common condition affecting the brain, and almost one in …