Bipolar Disorder

Traumatic Brain Injury May Be More Common with Bipolar Disorder

Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is often caused by a singular event, much like other physical injuries. It is caused by a blow, bump, jolt or other …

Traumatic Brain Injury

Bipolar Subtypes May Have Distinct Origins

A new Swedish study may help settle the controversy over the relationship between bipolar I and bipolar II disorders. Despite genetic overlap between …

Psychiatry

There Might Be a Way to Detect Bipolar Disorder Before It Really Starts

Early signs could be crucial.<p>A new study has revealed two patterns of symptoms that could be used to predict the development of bipolar disorder in …

Research

Why Is Lithium Good for Both Batteries and Bipolar Disorder?

Since the 1970s, lithium has been a common and effective treatment for manic-depressive illness, also known as bipolar disorder. But lithium is also …

Lithium

Making a drama about Bipolar Disorder - First Fortnight preview

<b>First Fortnight Preview: Joanne Ryan, the award-winning playwright behind 2016’s Eggsistentialism, was inititally reticient about writing a play</b> …

News (Ireland)

Your Tweets Could Show If You Need Help for Bipolar Disorder

Using tweets to identify people at risk of bipolar disorder could revolutionize treatment<p><i>by</i> <i>Emerging Technology from the arXiv</i><p>Bipolar disorder causes …

Mental Disorders

Your Tweets Could Show If You Need Help for Bipolar Disorder - MIT Technology Review

Bipolar disorder causes periods of severe depression punctuated by periods of elevated mood or mania. People with the condition behave in extreme …

Mental Disorders

Bipolar Disorder: Living on a Roller Coaster!

What is Bipolar Disorder?<p>Bipolar disorder is an affective disorder that is characterized by changes in mood, with phases of mania, hypomania or mixed.<p>…

Mental Disorders

25-Year-Old Man with Emotional Flatness

Emotional flatness and real events and real world and people seems dead events with no motivation or encouragement. In life I was been diagnosed as …

Mental Disorders

Medical Marijuana for Bipolar Disorder

Medical Marijuana and Bipolar Disorder<p>From multiple sclerosis to depression to cancer, medical marijuana is helping people deal with an array of …

Mental Disorders

Coping with bipolar disorder during winter: Vancouver musician shares story

Sarah Jickling describes connection between seasonal affective disorder and bipolar disorder<p>When Vancouver resident Sarah Jickling sought medical …

Depression

Bubble and strife: The very best of The Mirror's daily funnies for 2017

• Most Read<br>• Most Recent<p><i>Circuses</i><b>Horrific moment a lion and tiger both mauled circus horse - which miraculously SURVIVED</b><p>WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The horse …

Dolores O'Riordan

This Twitter thread is calling out how stock photos stigmatize people who have bipolar disorder

There’s a good chance you’ve seen a fair share of stock images in your life. While a ton of them are a bit goofy, they’re often used as a quick way …

Mental Disorders

There's a problem with the way bipolar disorder is represented in stock images

A Twitter user living with bipolar disorder has pointed out a major problem with stock imagery depicting the condition.<p>In a tweet thread, @Chrystran …

Mental Disorders

A Viral Twitter Thread About Stock Photos Shows How They Stigmatize Bipolar Disorder & It’s A Super Important Point

The stigma that people with mental illness face is real, and it often stops us from seeking treatment. I have clinical anxiety and depression, so …

Mental Disorders

Allergan's VRAYLAR successful in late-stage depression study; U.S. marketing application for expanded use planned in H2 2018

Allergan (AGN +0.6%) and co-developer Gedeon Richter Plc announce positive results from a second Phase 3 study assessing VRAYLAR (cariprazine) for …

Business

What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Seven Key Factors Identified By Study

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes unusual episodes such as a shift in moods ranging from manic high to deep despair. Nearly 6 million …

World News

What Causes Bipolar Disorder? Scientists Think They’ve Found 7 Potential Sources Of The Illness

Mental health issues are complex, and severe illnesses like bipolar disorder have long been been critically misunderstood. Though bipolar disorder …

Mental Health

After 12 Years of Searching for Cause of Bipolar Disorder, Researchers Conclude it Has Many

<i>Summary: Following a 12 year long study, researchers have identified seven phenoclasses that can help doctors to diagnose and track the progression</i> …

Research

Recognizing Bipolar Symptoms

It’s thought that greater than two million Americans end up having a kind of bipolar disorder, although many of them are unaware of this fact. Though …

Psychology

Bipolar disorder has many causes, not 1 - Futurity

People's varied experiences of bipolar disorder include features that fall into seven classes of observable characteristics, report researchers.

Health

Effectiveness of Self-Management in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder manifests as episodes of extreme high and low moods. Mania can lead to seriously risky behavior, inflated self-esteem, racing …

Mental Disorders

This Artist Uses Paper Clips To Illustrate Mental Illnesses We Just Can’t Seem To Understand

Even in 2017, mental illness is often taken casually and not even considered a serious problem. From callously using words like 'mad' to asking …

Mental Disorders

Coping with Bipolar Disorder & Depression Around the Holidays

The holidays present a special challenge to people who live with bipolar disorder or depression. The challenge is a combination of the increased …

Anxiety

Bipolar Disorder or Depression?

Mental Disorders

13 Contributing Factors to Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder

Several non-biological factors often contribute significantly to treatment resistance.

Depression

Sleep Apnea & Bipolar Disorder

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder in which breathing periodically stops and restarts during sleep. It has also been linked to mood disorders, …

Sleep

Cohort Profile: The Heinz C. Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder | International Journal of Epidemiology

Why was the cohort set up?<p>The Heinz C. Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder (PrBP), launched in 2005, is an open cohort study at the …

Research

Treatable Condition Could Be Mistaken for Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder

Researchers believe that a significant number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune system …

Mental Disorders

What causes bipolar disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that causes unusual episodes such as a shift in moods ranging from manic high to deep despair. Nearly 6 million …