There is a stigma associated with having bipolar disorder. There’s no denying it. Glenn Close and others are working to fight it, and I thank them.
If you’re a brave leader in fighting stigma, like Kay Redfield Jameson, I congratulate … Continue
A recent discovery, the result of forty years of research among the Amish, has found a missing biological explanation for bipolar disorder and promises that certain drugs already being tested for other illnesses may prove to be blockbuster treatments, perhaps … Continue
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide so there is a lot of incentive to find ways to treat it among medical technology researchers. Our current treatment protocol for depression can only be called (lengthy) trial and … Continue
Fortunately, my second (and under all of my power, my last) suicide attempt did not succeed. But it did land me in a psychiatric ward, which felt like a prison with a less appealing library.
When I was released from … Continue
Have you ever had that feeling… That feeling that you don’t remember when your down mood began and don’t have much hope for it ever ending? That belief that you’ve always felt that way and … Continue