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.
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.
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.
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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