BiPolar, Depression & ADHD

By Robby Waldrip | BiPolar, Depression and Adult ADHD

10 Days of Eating Fat, for My Mental Health

It’s January, which means there’s still time to curb your existential dread about the passing of time with a few resolutions. Why not try a new diet? …

Ketamine ‘cures’ suicidal woman of bipolar and severe depression

<b>A woman who was so depressed she wanted to crash her car into a tree and kill herself has been ‘cured’ of the condition with ketamine …

What's It Like to be Bipolar?

Like many human conditions, medical, psychological, or otherwise, bipolar disorder was at first little-known (then called manic-depression), then …

The Ultimate Anxiety-Busting Toolkit, as Laid Out by a Hypnotherapist

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>The Kit</b><i>, our new series where we ask experts from different fields which tools they think we need to succeed in life. We've already</i> …

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy and Depression

Depression is the great disruptor. As one of the most common mental health disorders among Americans, the often debilitating symptoms of major …

9 Tips for Managing ADHD Mood Swings

Everyone copes with anxiety, anger, and impatience from time to time, but attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) tends to magnify those …

How Long Does Ecstasy (MDMA) Stay in Your System?

MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy or molly, is a synthetic, illegal drug used recreationally for its mild hallucinogenic and stimulant properties, as …

Magic Mushrooms Do The Opposite of Anti-Depressants, But That May Be Why They Work

"I felt so much lighter, like something had been released."<p>Psychedelic therapy is going through something of a revival right now, and we may now know …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they …

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Large genetic study links tendency to undervalue future rewards with ADHD and obesity

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have found a genetic signature for delay discounting — the tendency to …

Marijuana's Unexpectedly Helpful Role in Psychosis Revealed in New Study

One of its cannabinoids has a surprising psychological effect.<p>There are at least 113 active chemical compounds in cannabis, the most famous of which …

Yes, the ADHD Brain Can Be Trained to Improve

But can people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – often referred to as a brain-based disorder – also train their brain to improve?<p><b>Every</b> …

Why Do Antidepressants Raise Your Suicide Risk?

The fine print at the bottom of prescription drug commercials may provide ample comedic firepower — what are they hiding? — but underneath the humor …

Antidepressants Found In Brains Of 10 Fish Species

Antidepressants are increasingly building up in the brains of several species of fish in the Great Lakes region. A new study claims scientists …

How To Cure Depression Without Medicine: Exercise Can Act As Antidepressant, Study Says

Working out may be the best medicine for depression, a new study has found. Scientists reviewed old research data taken from over a million men and …

Bipolar disorder has seven key factors: study

Washington, Dec 17 (PTI) Scientists have identified seven key classes of characteristics of bipolar disorder, according to a finding that explains …

The Best Sex Adventures I Had in 2017—for the Sake of Journalism

It's been one hell of a year.<p>2017 has been a long and thankless year. While it’s been one of growth for me personally—I moved in with a pug named Frank, I bought a piece of a Bitcoin, I stopped going on dates with men who call their friends their “buddies”—it has also been one of unique …

38 Foods for Depression That Are Instant Mood Boosters

Axe says that it’s not uncommon for people with depression to have diets that are low in omega-3 fatty acids. These particular fatty acids help your …

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Amazon Jungle Drug Could Be Potential Treatment for Depression

A hallucinogenic brew created in the villages of the Amazon jungle might soon join a growing wave of psychedelic drugs being repurposed for mental …

5 research-backed ways to deal with narcissists

Is that difficult someone driving you up the wall? What's the best way to handle impossible people?<p>I've broken down the research on how to handle …

Bipolar vs. Borderline Personality Disorder: The Differences Between The Two And How To Avoid Misdiagnosis

While bipolar and borderline personality disorder have similar symptoms — such as extreme mood swings — that can oft confuse the two, they’re …

The Mysterious Death of a Tantric Sex Guru

Psalm Isadora escaped a Christian cult and grew to become a sex and healing guru to the masses. Then she was found dead. Many of her disciples aren’t …

A Quick, Cheap, and Effective Way to Fight Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety

Meditation is good for depression. And so is exercise. But, according to a small new study from Rutgers University, together—in a twice a week …

The 5 Best Jobs for People With ADD and ADHD

Here's a mini career guide.<p>A common scapegoat for the bored, forgetful, and disorganized, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and …

A strange technique that involves observing your own brain activity could be the future of treating depression

The technique involves having a person observe the activity of their own amygdala, and consciously try to increase that activity by recalling positive memories. It's called fMRI neurofeedback.<p>Kymberly Young, the leading author of the new study and an assistant professor of psychiatry at the …

How People With Depression Interact With The World Differently

The condition has a huge impact on everyday life.<p>Nothing about depression is easy. But the way it affects a person’s daily life is arguably the most difficult part of the disorder.<p>Approximately 300 million people globally are affected by depression, according to the World Health Organization. Not …

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Antidepressants linked to murders and murderous thoughts

Antidepressants have been linked to 28 reports of murder and 32 cases of murderous thoughts, in cases referred to the UK medicines regulator over the past 30 years, a BBC investigation has discovered.<p>The pills, known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) which includes common drugs …

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Narcissists aren't capable of something called 'object constancy' — and it helps explain why they are so cruel to the people they date

We're all guilty of saying hurtful things in the heat of the moment. Every relationship has its ups and downs, usually resulting in arguments, but these don't necessarily mean you're going to break up.<p>When we quarrel with our loved ones, most of us have the ability not to do too much damage. This …