https://www.thedailybeast.com/charles-krauthammers-quiet-contribution-to-our-understanding-of-bipolar-disease By 1984, Krauthammer was granted board certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. In a time when mental illness had yet to achieve public-health recognition and was still viewed through heavy handed stereotypes that categorized bipolar disease as mania (a term rarely, if at all, used now),Continue Reading

https://www.medpagetoday.com/psychiatry/bipolardisorder/70219 Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a safe and effective add-on therapy for type I or II bipolar depression, researchers found. In an intention-to-treat analysis of 52 patients in the randomized, double-blind, Bipolar Depression Electrical Treatment Trial (BETTER), active tDCS had significantly greater antidepressive effects than a sham procedureContinue Reading

https://www.medpagetoday.com/psychiatry/bipolardisorder/70219 Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) is a safe and effective add-on therapy for type I or II bipolar depression, researchers found. In an intention-to-treat analysis of 52 patients in the randomized, double-blind, Bipolar Depression Electrical Treatment Trial (BETTER), active tDCS had significantly greater antidepressive effects than a sham procedureContinue Reading

Woman with bipolar denied travel insurance amid outrage at industry’s unwillingness to cover mental health sufferers. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIw5IDenTY http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/bupa-travel-insurance-mental-health-coverage-bipolar-woman-denied-coverage-a7981226.html Ms Watson told The Independent she had initially decided to use Bupa because she had been physically unwell as she suffered from acid reflux and irritable bowel syndrome. Neither had anything toContinue Reading

https://psychcentral.com/news/2016/10/13/childhood-adversity-linked-to-bipolar-disorder/111089.html A new U.K. review of more than 30 years of research on bipolar disorder found that people with the condition are more than twice as likely to have suffered emotional, physical, or sexual abuse as children than the general population. University of Manchester researchers identified 19 studies from hundredsContinue Reading

I have bipolar. My ah ha moment just happened. Bipolar emotions can be dealt with if you deal with yourself first. https://t.co/5QIgON9KJr — The Good Men Project (@GoodMenProject) January 10, 2017 This is where my mental health journey began. We looked for doctors. We visited with quite a few ofContinue Reading

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/did-carrie-fishers-bipolar-disorder-contribute-to-her-death/ This association “has been confirmed in representative and population-wide studies and approximates a two-fold increased risk—that is, persons with bipolar disorder are about twice as likely to develop or die from cardiovascular disease than would otherwise be expected,” says Jess Fiedorowicz, an associate professor of psychiatry, internal medicine andContinue Reading

http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/well-good/motivate-me/88083035/carrie-fisher-is-a-prime-example-of-what-it-means-to-live-with-bipolar-disorder-productively As a psychologist, I am aware of Bipolar Disorder’s significant fallout. It is chronically difficult for those who live with it and hugely taxing on partners and families. Every mental health professional has witnessed the distress of someone raised by a wildly unpredictable mother or father (often with undiagnosedContinue Reading