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
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
1. Call Your Prescribing Doctor.
It may be time for a medication adjustment. Perhaps a little higher dose of Lithium of time to add another mood stabilizer or anti-manic medication that your doctor can call into your local pharmacy. Perhaps … Continue
The highly qualified and warm PhD with years of experience in researching and treating bipolar disorder continued: “Most people diagnosed with bipolar disorder, once stabilized, do not return to their previous level of functioning.”
OMG! What a punch … Continue