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Posted in Peer Support

With the right diagnosis, medication and peer support, I started to feel well.

After I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I struggled to relate to the therapeutic treatment on offer, so gave up on it. It was only…

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Posted in Psychology

Bcause of chemical imbalances in the brain

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…

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Posted in Science

Electrical Stimulation Works as Add-On in Bipolar Depression

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…

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Posted in Science

Electrical Stimulation Works as Add-On in Bipolar Depression

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…

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Posted in Equality Politics

#Woman #bipolar #denied #travel #insurance

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…

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Childhood Adversity Linked to Bipolar Disorder

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…

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This is not you and I know it

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…

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Persons with bipolar disorder twice as likely to die from cardiovascular disease

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…

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Tremendous balls to live with bipolar

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…

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Carrie Fisher’s most feminist act was her frankness about being bipolar

Carrie Fisher's most feminist act was her frankness about being bipolar in a world where women are called "crazy" https://t.co/mHVEK8IiXs — Quartz (@qz) December 28,…

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