Tuesday, November 29, 2011

About Bipolar Disorder: Medications Associated With Violence

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From Marcia Purse, your Guide to Bipolar Disorder
A couple of weeks ago I examined a website that consistently and deliberately distorts information to exaggerate the connection between psych drugs and violence. Now I've looked at a research study that presents the information more realistically.

Psychiatric Drugs and Violence
My review of a major study that scores the top 31 medications associated with violence. Two-thirds are psychiatric drugs. Do you need to be worried? Read more...
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I've extensively updated my information on Bipolar I Disorder. You may be surprised by the simplicity of the diagnostic criteria - though the illness is anything but simple. Here's a good look at bipolar 1 and what goes into this diagnosis.

My Bipolar Journal: Down, Down, Down
14 weeks after I was diagnosed bipolar, medication changes sent my mood plunging. All the things that bothered me were now all I could think about. If you've ever obsessed about your weight, you'll see yourself in this article.


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