I've got a mixed bag for you this week - a new study shedding light on women whose symptoms get worse during the premenstrual period; a look at some factors that may cause a bipolar person to become violent; a chance to bring bipolar disorder into the public limelight; and another story of mental healthcare being neglected by a state government. Below the fold, information on Bipolar III Disorder, and at right, some discussions hand-picked to share. Don't miss "February."
This year two of the finalists in About.com's Reader's Choice Awards are the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF) and the children's book Brandon and the Bipolar Bear. Bring attention to bipolar issues by voting!
The Sierra Vista Herald reports that recent funding cuts have had a drastic effect on Arizona's mental healthcare programs, and more cuts may be on the way. Local chapters of NAMI (the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) have been hit hard.