bipolar disorder

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Hemingway's behavior never reached a threshold of pathology that would qualify him for a diagnosis of bipolar illness," Farah writes.
At a 1-year follow-up, including fair drug adherence, the patient did not have any recurrence of muscle weakness or bipolar illness.
Most important is the healing in the writing,” says, Kathy Brandt, author with Max Maddox of “Walks on the Margins: A Story of Bipolar Illness.
In fact, "[although bipolar illness is more homogeneous [than unipolar depressive disorders], it, too, can be confusingly varied.
Medical professionals explained bipolar illness and told the audience that treatment must include medication and therapy in addition to spiritual support.
There are about 11,000 adults in Massachusetts with serious mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar illness who are clients of our state Department of Mental Health and are eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, but have lacked the care they deserve.
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), close relatives of people suffering from bipolar illness are four to six times more likely to develop bipolar disorder than the general population.
Elizabeth is a very courageous person," said John Norton, associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson and Clayton's personal therapist "Her bipolar illness is pretty significant.
The treatment package they describe contains elements from traditional cognitive therapy for depression, but also some elements they have devised for treating the particular difficulties experienced by people with bipolar illness.
Other researchers have proposed a diagnosis of "severe mood dysregulation" for these children, who are characterized by chronic irritability, hyperarousal, and hyper-reactivity, but not the episodic manic symptoms typical of DSM-IV bipolar illness.
The outcomes literature for the major mood disorders - major depression and bipolar illness - also suggests that there is something amiss with the "drugs for life" paradigm.
He said that as Emily grew up she received diagnoses of attention-deficit disorder, bipolar illness, depression and oppositional defiance.
Due to its benign side effect profile and some evidence supporting its usefulness in bipolar illness, omega-3 may be a helpful adjunct in treatment of selected patients.
First-trimester exposure to lamotrigine, another treatment option for bipolar illness, may be associated with a 0.