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
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
Yesterday I went for a walk outside by myself. “Big deal” is what most people would say. But it’s not something I’ve done since my diagnosis changed from panic disorder to bipolar disorder to bipolar disorder with treatment-resistant depression. Everyone … Continue