Tuesday, February 21, 2012

About Bipolar Disorder: More for Beginners / Bobby Brown's Bipolarity

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From Marcia Purse, your Guide to Bipolar Disorder
On the heels of last week's announcement that Cedars-Sinai hospital is discontinuing all its psychiatric services comes more alarming news. The city of Chicago, where already 18% of the jail inmates have serious mental illnesses, is closing half its mental health treatment centers. And the state of Alabama is closing four of six facilities for the mentally ill. Where's it going to end?

BP for Beginners: Mania/Hypomania and Depression
Lessons 3 and 4 of Bipolar for Beginners are now published. In Lesson 3 you'll learn about mania and hypomania from both the outside and the inside. Lesson 4 introduces you to the basics of bipolar depression.

Whitney Houston's Ex Bobby Brown's Bipolarity
In the wake of Whitney Houston's sudden death by drowning on February 12, 2012, it's worth taking a look the life of her ex-husband, singer Bobby Brown. Both Whitney and Bobby had drug problems and went through rehab. Bobby's career waned while hers accelerated, and along the way, he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Be Aware of Serotonin Syndrome
A Facebook fan recently posted about her terrible experiences with serotonin syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition that can be caused by some bipolar medications, especially antidepressants. You should know what the symptoms are so that if any of them occur, you can recognize that you may have serotonin syndrome and seek help right away.
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My Bipolar Journal: Medication Roller Coaster
Now 14 months into my bipolar diagnosis, I make a bad mistake at a visit to the psychiatrist, and develop a painful condition called costochondritis. The treatment for that seems to have an interesting psychiatric side effect.


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