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Bipolar Disorder Symptoms

Journey of a Yale, NYU and Columbia Graduate in Understanding Bipolar II Disorder

Robert Kuang | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Robert Kuang

Tochi Onyebuchi is a Columbia Law School, NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and Yale graduate with strong experience in both domestic and international ...


Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 23, 2016: (From L to R) UnREAL Showrunner Carol Barbee, stars Craig Bierko, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Constance Zimmer, Shiri Appleby...

A Fascinating, Heartbreaking Sequence About Bipolar Disorder

Science of Us | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

People -- particularly those who, unlike myself, have firsthand experience with bipolar disorder -- are going to have a lot of strong feelings about Touched With Fire.

A Successful Working Mother Battles Bi-Polar Disorder

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.14.2017 | Women
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What...

5 Amazing Reasons Not To Care About Renée Zellweger's Face Today

Greg Archer | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Greg Archer

Admit it: You're a tad disappointed. There's not one photo of Oscar-winner Renée Zellweger here. Not one. Tragic. Or, as the hipsters say: tragique....

What You Should Know About Bipolar Disorder

Dr. Victor Schwartz | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Victor Schwartz

Environmental factors such as stress, sleep disruption, and drug or alcohol use may also trigger manic-depressive episodes, so maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important -- proper nutrition and sleep, handling stress, finding a support network and psychotherapy can all help manage bipolar disorder.

You're So Dramatic!

Elizabeth Barnett | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Barnett

The problem with using the word dramatic to describe my own expression of emotion is that I am not intentionally seeking out to attract attention. I have been consistently feeling emotions in an intense way for 35 years of my life. So it may be a jolt to you, but to me it is what it is like to live inside my brain every day. It's exhausting.

Building a Transmedia Project for Young Adults With Mental Illness, Their Families and Their Health Care Providers

Mona Shattell | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Mona Shattell

Telling stories across multiple media forms, tapping the strengths of each, offers the potential to develop meaningful stories in much deeper and more engaging ways.

6 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

A person can have a mixed episode of mania and depression and swing back and forth from one pole to the other. During mania, people often do not feel that anything is wrong with them.

The Life of Bi

Ron Mattocks | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Ron Mattocks

"I don't think you have ADD," he finally says, turning to me. I'm ready to leave, but I stay to hear him out. "What you're describing sounds more like a Bipolar II disorder."

What Does Bipolar Disorder Look Like?

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

As we watch how Ms. Zeta-Jones manages her illness, there may be much to learn from someone so talented -- so successful, and yet ill -- about how to not let bipolar disorder, or any mental or addictive disease, derail or destroy a life or a family.

What Does It Feel Like to Have Bipolar Disorder?

Quora | Posted 05.30.2012 | Healthy Living

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Mills Baker, Head of User Experience, Giftly I have bipolar disorder, as does my mother and as did h...

What Does Bipolar Disorder Really Look Like?

Tracey Marks, M.D. | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Tracey Marks, M.D.

Sadly, society still associates mental illnesses with a stereotyped look of someone with glazed eyes and a drooling mouth, looking as if he or she is from or belongs in outer space. Nothing could be further from the truth.

What Do I Say To Someone With Bipolar Disorder?

Posted 11.07.2011 | Healthy Living

Have a loved one diagnosed with depression? Cancer? The thought of talking to that person can be scary and awkward. What do you say? What is polite, a...

7 Stars Living With Bipolar

The Huffington Post | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 09.25.2011 | Healthy Living

This past April, pop singer and Disney actress Demi Lovato went public about her bipolar disorder diagnosis. In interviews to the media, the 18-year-o...

I'm Not Bipolar. I HAVE Bipolar

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

A diagnosis is an opinion and not a prediction. What would it be like if more people allowed for the presence of the unknown, and accepted the words of their medical experts in the same way?

Bipolar Disorder, Genetic Alcoholism, And What Recurring Dreams Mean

Dr. Belisa Vranich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Belisa Vranich

Help me out here. Now Britney is bipolar? Every time some celeb does something bad (think Jean-Claude Van Damme or Mike Tyson), they later come out as...