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Bipolar disorder is one of the main causes of suicide in Australia...There are also several sub-types that exist along a spectrum. These include bipolar one (previously manic depression) and bipolar two. All these conditions need different treatments,
People with bipolar disorder, sometimes called manic depression, experience extreme mood swings. Treatment with mood-stabilizing drugs can help keep a patient's mood within a normal range. Previous research has suggested, however, that these drugs
Antipsychotics and antidepressants have been some of the most profitable agents for companies over the last two decades," said Dr. Thomas Insel, director of the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health and one of the authors. "But that doesn't mean
The word mood' is often used in common parlance to describe an emotional state at a particular time. People's moods vary a little from day to day but the shifts are not significant. Everyone has a usual mood; it may go up or down in response to
Participants will be given a light box for the duration of the study to use daily at home or in their offices. To be eligible for the study, participants must have been taking a constant dose of a mood stabilizer drug for at least four weeks.
Sarah Levin Bipolar disorder the roller-coaster disease 10/03/2011 13:05 New research suggests that between 4 and 6 percent of the population have bipolar disorder. Many people, children and adults alike, love to go to amusement parks and ride on
Author of "Get Smart About Weight Control" and co-author of "Fat Madness: How to Stop the Diet Cycle and Achieve Permanent Well-Being," his new book focuses on excesses and industry influence in the field of psychiatry. Martha Rosenberg: Your new
A brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a persons mood, energy and ability to function effectively, bipolar disorder is different than the normal ups and downs everyone experiences...Without treatment, these mood shifts can interfere with
full cheeks, a corona of wispy brown hair and wide, happy eyes through which she seems to take in the whole world. Gazing at her granddaughter, Fisher can see no trace of the legacy that has run through their family for generations.
Aug 25, 2010 (Martha Rosenberg) The long-awaited Army report Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, Suicide Prevention considers the economy, the stress of nine years of war, family dislocations, repeated moves, repeated deployments, soldiers' risk-taking