Medical News Today: What to know about bipolar disorder and anger
Some people with bipolar disorder experience irritability leading to anger, even though anger is not a typical symptom. Learn about why these complications occur and what to do about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

What Everyone Needs to Know About Bipolar Disorder
Nine years ago, Julie Kraft’s doctor uttered the words, “you have bipolar II disorder.” Immediately, images of unhinged film characters, sensationalist tabloid headlines and shocking news stories flooded her mind. All these things are now associated with me, she thought. Kraft felt embarrassed, ashamed, sad—and afraid. “I was fearful of being judged, backed away from, viewed as unsafe, unpredictable, unstable, an unreliable friend, an irresponsible mom, a moody wife, a woman of weak character, and the list goes on and on.” It’s an understandable reaction because even though bipolar...
Source: Psych Central - February 5, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders Stigma Bipolar Disorder bipolar disorder myths bipolar disorder stereotypes bipolar I Bipolar Ii Cyclothymia Hypomania Mental Health Stigma Mood Disorders Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of bipolar in teens?
Bipolar disorder usually develops in a person ’s late teens or early adult years. It may be more difficult to diagnose bipolar in teens because of normal mood changes during puberty. In this article, we look at the signs, causes, and treatment of bipolar in teens. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

The impact of emotional temperament on medication adherence of bipolar disorder patients in intensive outpatient program - Wu D, Lu W, Sun X, Wang Y, Xue L, Huang J, Wu Z, Ye C, Wang Y, Song R, Yuan C.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the incidence of suicidal ideation and its influencing factors in patients with major depressive disorder. METHODS Beck scale for suicidal ideation (SSI) was used to evaluate the suicidal ideation of 155 patients with major... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Risk tolerance measured by probability discounting among individuals with primary mood and psychotic disorders - Hart KL, Brown HE, Roffman JL, Perlis RH.
OBJECTIVE: Change in risk tolerance is a feature of multiple psychiatric disorders and may contribute to adverse outcomes. We used a probability discounting (PD) task to measure risk-taking behavior among individuals with bipolar disorder (BPAD), major dep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

Association between anxious distress in a major depressive episode and bipolarity - Sugawara H, Tsutsumi T, Inada K, Ishigooka J, Hashimoto M, Takebayashi M, Nishimura K.
PURPOSE: Mixed features in a major depressive episode (MDE) predict bipolar disorder (BD). The mixed features specifier included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) could be restrictive because it exclu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Divalproex and its effect on suicide risk in bipolar disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis of multinational observational studies - Chen TY, Kamali M, Chu CS, Yeh CB, Huang SY, Mao WC, Lin PY, Chen YW, Tseng PT, Hsu CY.
BACKGROUND: Divalproex has become the most prevalent mood stabilizer for bipolar disorder. However, little is known its effects in the prevention of suicide in patients with bipolar disorder, and recent FDA announcement indicated an increased risk of suici... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Gray and white matter differences in adolescents and young adults with prior suicide attempts across bipolar and major depressive disorders - Fan S, Lippard ETC, Sankar A, Wallace A, Johnston JAY, Wang F, Pittman B, Spencer L, Oquendo MA, Blumberg HP.
BACKGROUND: Findings regarding brain circuitry abnormalities in suicide attempters (SAs) converge across bipolar disorder (BD) and major depressive disorder (MDD), the most common disorders observed in suicides. These abnormalities appear to be present dur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a cure for bipolar disorder?
Bipolar disorder is a long-term mental health condition. Although there is currently no cure, there are many treatments available that can reduce symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

Physician's License in Limbo After Advising Pot for Boy, 4 Physician's License in Limbo After Advising Pot for Boy, 4
California's medical board ordered it revoked, saying the way the physician diagnosed the boy with ADHD and bipolar disorder was improper. But a court has granted a temporary stay, pending a hearing.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Use of a dual mobility cup to prevent hip early arthroplasty dislocation in patients at high falls risk - Nonne D, Sanna F, Bardelli A, Milano P, Rivera F.
INTRODUCTION: Hip fracture is a common serious injury that occurs mainly in elderly. Dual-mobility hip arthroplasty or bipolar emiarthroplasty for its treatment remains a controversial decision. Co-morbidities and risk of fall represent additional aspects ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

UCLA-led team uncovers critical new clues about what goes awry in brains of people with autism
This study gives a new critical clue in understanding what has gone awry in the brains of autism patients.”More than 24 million people worldwide are estimated to have autism. In developed countries, about 1.5 percent of children have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as of 2017. The disorder affects communication and behavior, and is marked by problems in social communication and social interaction, and repetitive behaviors.“We need to understand how a panoply of genetic and environmental factors converges to cause autism,” Geschwind said. “RNA editing is an important piece of the autism ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Decision-making and risk in bipolar disorder: a quantitative study using fuzzy trace theory - Sicilia AC, Lukacs JN, Jones S, Perez Algorta G.
This study characterizes risk-taking behaviours in a group of people with a self-reported diagnosis of BD using fuzzy trace theory (FTT). FTT hypothesizes that risk-taking is a 'reasoned' (but sometimes faulty) action, rather than an impulsive ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Illness Through Music
An orchestra in which all the musicians are dealing with mental health issues is working to harness the healing power of music. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MICHELE C. HOLLOW Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Music Musical Instruments Bipolar Disorder Source Type: news

Lithium may increase risk for kidney failure, study says
A popular drug to treat bipolar disease may also cause kidney problems, study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Copy number variants contribute to risk of 'schizophrenia-like' bipolar disorder subtype
(Elsevier) A form of rare genomic structural variation called copy number variants (CNVs) may be more closely associated with schizophrenia than bipolar disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Best Criterion for Flagging BPD Identified Best Criterion for Flagging BPD Identified
It can be challenging to distinguish borderline personality disorder from bipolar disorder because both present with"mood swings." Asking about affective instability may aid in differentiating.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

A preliminary investigation of impulsivity, aggression and white matter in patients with bipolar disorder and a suicide attempt history - Reich R, Gilbert A, Clari R, Burdick KE, Szeszko PR.
BACKGROUND: Impulsivity and aggression may be associated with suicide attempts in bipolar disorder (BD), but findings have been inconsistent. Abnormalities in anterior white matter tracts that project to the frontal lobes mediate top-down regulation of emo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Correlates of childhood trauma in children and adolescents with bipolar disorder spectrum: a preliminary study - Cazala F, Bauer IE, Meyer TD, Spiker DE, Kazimi IF, Zeni CP, Zunta-Soares GB, Soares JC.
OBJECTIVE: Histories of childhood trauma (CT) are risk factors for affect dysregulation and poor clinical outcomes in women with bipolar disorder (BD). While much is known about the link between BD and CT in adult patients, there is limited data on this re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Vaccine; ASA + NAC for Bipolar Depression; Neuroscience Pioneer Dies
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Feature extraction in motor activity signal: towards a depression episodes detection in unipolar and bipolar patients - Zanella-Calzada LA, Galv án-Tejada CE, Chávez-Lamas NM, Gracia-Cortés MDC, Magallanes-Quintanar R, Celaya-Padilla JM, Galván-Tejada JI, Gamboa-Rosales H.
Depression is a mental disorder characterized by recurrent sadness and loss of interest in the enjoyment of the positive aspects of life, in addition to fatigue, causing inability to perform daily activities, which leads to a loss of quality of life. To mo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

The association of lifetime suicide attempts with anxiety disorders in patients with bipolar disorder - Kocabas O, Sevincok L, Memis CO, Dogan B.
In this study, we hypothesized that certain types of ADs were related to the occurrence of past suicide attempts (SAs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Getting Bipolar Diagnosis at 60-plus Changed My World
Webb Chappell/AARP ... Peter Gerstenzang found that his extreme moods leveled off with the proper medication and he was able to enjoy life more. ... With a smattering of stars outside my window, I ... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 14, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms carry an increased risk for suicidal ideation and behavior in bipolar disorder without any additional contribution of mixed symptoms - Fiedorowicz JG, Persons JE, Assari S, Ostacher MJ, Zandi P, Wang PW, Thase ME, Frye MA, Coryell W.
OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the risk of suicidal ideation or behavior during mixed states exceeds that attributable to the depressive components of these states alone in bipolar disorder. METHODS: We utilized real-world, longitudinal clinical ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do genetic differences affect the risk of bipolar disorder?
Study shows that brains of people with bipolar disorder have less CPG2 protein and ties mutations in its gene with synapse dysfunction in neurons. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

Benzos and Pneumonia; Generic Latuda OK'd; Bipolar Brain Protein
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Cheap common drugs may help mental illness
Drugs may already exist that could help patients with bipolar, schizophrenia and severe mental illness. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows how specific gene variants may raise bipolar disorder risk
(Picower Institute at MIT) Research from MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory directly links genetic variants found in people with bipolar disorder to reduced expression, function of protein CPG2, with specific effects on synapses and neural circuits. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Widely used physical health drugs may help treat serious mental illness
(University College London) Medications commonly used to combat physical health diseases, such as high blood pressure, could bring significant benefits to people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or non-affective psychoses, according to a large cohort study led by UCL. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bipolar Disorder | Medscape Bipolar Disorder | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on bipolar disorder and bipolar depression. Understand this complex mood disorder (or affective disorder) characterized by manic depression. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Relative toxicity of mood stabilisers and antipsychotics: case fatality and fatal toxicity associated with self-poisoning - Ferrey AE, Geulayov G, Casey D, Wells C, Fuller A, Bankhead C, Ness J, Clements C, Gunnell D, Kapur N, Hawton K.
BACKGROUND: Bipolar and other psychiatric disorders are associated with considerably increased risk of suicidal behaviour, which may include self-poisoning with medication used to treat the disorder. Therefore, choice of medication for treatment should inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Insomnia symptoms predict emotional dysregulation, impulsivity and suicidality in depressive bipolar II patients with mixed features - Palagini L, Cipollone G, Masci I, Caruso D, Paolilli F, Perugi G, Riemann D.
INTRODUCTION: Insomnia symptoms are very common in Bipolar Disorder. Our aim was to assess the potential association between insomnia, emotion dysregulation and suicidality in subjects with Bipolar Disorder. METHODS: Seventy-seven subjects with Bip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Hypothesis: folklore perpetuated expression of moon-associated bipolar disorders in anecdotally exaggerated werewolf guise - Erren TC, Lewis P.
We hypothesize that Moon-associated signals, recently linked to rapid cycling bipolar disorder, may have triggered extremely rare instances of extreme manic and aggressive behaviour that may be compatible with the folklore of the werewolf. Very limited lit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Mitochondria, metabolism and redox mechanisms in psychiatric disorders - Kim Y, Vadodaria KC, Lenkei Z, Kato T, Gage FH, Marchetto MC, Santos R.
Our current knowledge of the pathophysiology and molecular mechanisms causing psychiatric disorders is modest, but genetic susceptibility and environmental factors are central to the etiology of these conditions. Autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bipolar: Physical activity may boost mood and energy
New research suggests that physical activity may treat depressive symptoms in bipolar disorder, as scientists find a link between motor activity and mood. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

Pavmed raises $7m in private placement
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said this week that it inked a deal to sell a senior secured convertible note of $7.8 million to an institutional investor. The note was sold with an issue discount of $725,000, for gross proceeds to Pavmed of $7 million. Maxim Group, which acted as the placement agent for the transaction, received a 6.5% fee, according to a report filed with the SEC. The company said that after it consummated the sale of its convertible note, Pavmed repaid the outstanding principal balance and all accrued interest on a senior secured note held by an existing lender. Pavmed dealt a cash payment of $5 million to Scop...
Source: Mass Device - December 28, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

Book Review: The Disordered Mind
“Self-awareness leads us to question who we are and why we exist,” writes Eric R. Kandel. Seeking answers to questions like this is what makes us human, but how do we explain how our consciousness arises from the physical matter that is our brain? In his new groundbreaking book, The Disordered Mind: What Unusual Brains Tell Us About Ourselves, acclaimed neuroscientist Eric R. Kandel looks not at the brain in function, but rather conditions such as schizophrenia, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, Parkinson’s and addiction to help us uncover what it means to be human. While disruptions of brain fu...
Source: Psych Central - December 27, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Antipsychotics Autism / Asperger's Bipolar Book Reviews Creativity Disorders General Medications Neuroscience Psychology Schizophrenia Stigma Stress Treatment Amygdala Bipolar Disorder cortisol Hippocampus Kandel The Source Type: news

Sub-threshold bipolar disorder in medication-free young subjects with major depression: clinical characteristics and antidepressant treatment response - Koirala P, Hu B, Altinay M, Li M, DiVita AL, Bryant KA, Karne HS, Fiedorowicz JG, Anand A.
This study, for the first time, compared illness and antidepressant response characteristics of young subjects with major depression (MDD) at low (LRMDD) or high-risk (HRMDD) for developing bipolar disorder with characteristics of young bipolar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Association between childhood trauma exposure and pro-inflammatory cytokines in schizophrenia and bipolar-I disorder - Quid é Y, Bortolasci CC, Spolding B, Kidnapillai S, Watkeys OJ, Cohen-Woods S, Berk M, Carr VJ, Walder K, Green MJ.
BACKGROUND: Elevated levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines are consistently reported in schizophrenia (SZ) and bipolar-I disorder (BD), as well as among individuals who have been exposed to childhood trauma. However, higher levels of inflammatory markers in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Opioids Flop for Chronic Pain; Probiotics for Bipolar; Binge Eating & Food Insecurity
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the psychiatry world (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - December 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Factors predicting re-hospitalization for inpatients with bipolar mania--a naturalistic cohort - Li DJ, Lin CH, Wu HC.
This study aimed to investigate the factors affecting time to re-hospitalization for inpatients with acute bipolar mania. In this 6-year naturalistic study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predictors of hypomanic and/or manic switch among patients who initially diagnosed unipolar major depression during acute phase antidepressants treatment - Akechi T, Kato T, Watanabe N, Tanaka S, Furukawa TA.
Most patients with bipolar disorder have depressive onset polarity. There is, however, very few studies investigating predictors of hypomanic and/or manic change for patients with major depression in Japan.1 We preliminary explored predictors of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Scientists discover genetic ‘missing links’ underlying mechanism of psychiatric diseases
Since the completion of the groundbreaking Human Genome Project in 2003, researchers have discovered changes to hundreds of parts of DNA, called genetic variants, that are associated with autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and other psychiatric diseases. Now, a new, large-scale study has linked many of those changes in DNA to their molecular effects in the brain, revealing for the first time mechanisms behind those diseases.In 10 studies published today in  Science and two related journals, UCLA researchers and collaborators from more than a dozen other institutions around the world provide a comprehensive data s...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Research on Almost 2,000 Brains Brings Insight Into Mental Illness
THURSDAY, Dec. 13, 2018 -- Researchers say a massive genetic analysis of the human brain has yielded new insights into the underpinnings of psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism. Scientists at 15 institutions... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Probiotics could help millions of patients suffering from bipolar disorder
(American College of Neuropsychopharmacology) About 3 million people in the US are diagnosed every year with bipolar disorder, a psychiatric condition characterized by dramatic shifts in mood from depression to mania. Currently, the standard treatment includes a combination of psychotherapy and prescription medications such as mood stabilizers and antipsychotics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Researchers uncover molecular mechanisms linked to autism and schizophrenia
(University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences) Two UCLA-led studies published in Science have linked DNA changes to their molecular effects in the brain, uncovering new mechanisms for psychiatric diseases. The findings provide a roadmap for developing a new generation of therapies for conditions like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Transcriptome-wide isoform-level dysregulation in ASD, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder
Most genetic risk for psychiatric disease lies in regulatory regions, implicating pathogenic dysregulation of gene expression and splicing. However, comprehensive assessments of transcriptomic organization in diseased brains are limited. In this work, we integrated genotypes and RNA sequencing in brain samples from 1695 individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, as well as controls. More than 25% of the transcriptome exhibits differential splicing or expression, with isoform-level changes capturing the largest disease effects and genetic enrichments. Coexpression networks isolate ...
Source: ScienceNOW - December 13, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gandal, M. J., Zhang, P., Hadjimichael, E., Walker, R. L., Chen, C., Liu, S., Won, H., van Bakel, H., Varghese, M., Wang, Y., Shieh, A. W., Haney, J., Parhami, S., Belmont, J., Kim, M., Moran Losada, P., Khan, Z., Mleczko, J., Xia, Y., Dai, R., Wang, D., Tags: Genetics, Online Only special/r-articles Source Type: news

Exercise could boost mood, improve bipolar, study says
A bump in exercise jump could lead to a jump in mood, one study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression in Men: It Looks Different Than You Might Think
There is a big emphasis in our society on men being strong and tough. They should be able to handle anything and shouldn’t struggle with emotions and feelings. They just tough it out and power through. The only problem with that is, it isn’t true. Men can’t just power through anything and the belief that you should be able to is putting you in a bad situation. When it comes to depression women are more likely to be diagnosed, but does that mean that men don’t struggle with it too?  It’s true that depression is more prevalent in women, however, that doesn’t mean t...
Source: Psych Central - December 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Julie K. Jones, Ph.D., LPC Tags: Bipolar Depression Men's Issues Stigma Stress Gender Differences Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Through my eyes: My bipolar journey
My name is Carrie Gale, and I am an Emmy-nominated graphic designer and writer. I also have bipolar II disorder. This is my story. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news