Bebe Rexha Reveals She Has Bipolar Disorder In Powerful Tweet

"I just want you to accept me," the singer wrote.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Christina Huff At one point Christina Huff was living her dream: thriving as a paralegal in Chicago and newly in love. Five years and one divorce later, she’s still piecing together the debris – living with bipolar disorder and accepting a different kind of life. She has translated her passion for law to mental health advocacy, helping others rise from difficulty with gracefulness and determination, and is a beautiful model of turning pain into service. Living with bipolar, anxiety, eating disorders, and chronic pain, she beautifully weaves bits of her life and advice from other warriors on her site, Bipolar Ho...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Bipolar Interview Mental Health and Wellness Peer Support Source Type: blogs
OBJECTIVES: It has been suggested that agitated depression (AD) is a common, severe feature in bipolar disorder. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of AD and investigate whether presence of AD was associated with episodic and lifetime clinical features in...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
 Even if we live with mental illness, ourselves, we can be frustrated when we don’t know how to help a friend or family member who’s dealing with it. We may find that coping skills that work for us may not work for someone else. Medications that work for us may not work for the other person. In this episode, Gabe and Michelle discuss how to help friends with mental illness, including the help available through caregivers, medication, and more.   SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW “And I wonder to myself, ‘Why do you tolerate this s**t?’” – Gabe Howard   Highlights From &lsq...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Caregivers Depression Friends Source Type: blogs
Publication date: Available online 20 April 2019Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Camila Nascimento, Paula Villela Nunes, Roberta Diehl Rodriguez, Leonel Takada, Cláudia Kimie Suemoto, Lea Tenenholz Grinberg, Ricardo Nitrini, Beny LaferAbstractMental disorders are highly prevalent and important causes of medical burden worldwide. Co-occurrence of neurological and psychiatric symptoms are observed among mental disorders, representing a challenge for their differential diagnosis. Psychiatrists and neurologists have faced challenges in diagnosing old adults presenting beha...
Source: Progress in Neuro Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Group differences in NAA suggest evidence for a deficit in cerebral energy metabolism in OABD. PMID: 31000323 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Am J Geriatr Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 April 2019Source: Journal of Research in PersonalityAuthor(s): Nicky Newton, Abigail J. Stewart, Elizabeth A. VandewaterAbstractPrevious scholarship examining Erikson’s (1980) constructs of generativity versus stagnation, and ego integrity versus despair has primarily focused on generativity or ego integrity, with little examination of stagnation or despair. The current study uses four waves of longitudinal data from a total of 166 women, ages 43 to 72, to assess whether these characteristics are best measured via four separate or two bipolar dimensions, and to examine developmen...
Source: Journal of Research in Personality - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Authors: Ishihara Y, Sugawa T, Kaneko H, Hiroshima-Hamanaka K, Amano A, Umakoshi H, Tsuiki M, Kusakabe T, Satoh-Asahara N, Shimatsu A, Tagami T Abstract We herein report two cases of patients with thyroid storm with a delayed diagnosis due to psychosis. The patients were a 63-year-old woman with bipolar II disorder and a 37-year-old man with major depressive disorder. The psychoses in both patients were well controlled with medication. Although they both showed symptoms of thyrotoxicosis, the symptoms were ignored, presumably because the psychological manifestations of worsening of psychosis and thyroid storm are s...
Source: Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Intern Med Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: The co-occurrence of bipolar disorder (BD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) seemed to be a poor prognostic factor associated with greater disability, lower social and occupational functioning, poorer treatment response, and higher suic...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news
This study evaluated the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of psychoeducation plus an automated text messaging intervention (Individualized Texting for Adherence Building-Cardiovascular [iTAB-CV]) to improve adherence to antihypertensives and bipolar disorder medication. METHODS: After a psychoeducation program, iTAB-CV was administered for 2 months. In month 1, participants received one educational-motivational and one mood rating text daily. In month 2, medication reminders were added. RESULTS: The sample (N=38) was 74% African American and 53% women, with a mean±SD age of 51.53±9...
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
The objective of the current systematic review, in accordance with PRISMA, is to determine the efficacy, safety, tolerability, and dose range of oral ketamine for bipolar and unipolar depression. DATA SOURCES: The MEDLINE/PubMed, EMBASE, and Google Scholar databases were systematically searched for relevant articles, written in English, published prior to July 2018 using relevant keywords for all variants of ketamine, oral, and depression. STUDY SELECTION: All clinical studies assessing oral ketamine for bipolar or unipolar depression were included. A total of 13 published articles were identified, of which 2 were ...
Source: Journal of Clinical Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: J Clin Psychiatry Source Type: research
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