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8 Common Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder? There are a lot of misconceptions about bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression, is a mental disorder that causes extreme highs and lows and changes in sleep, energy, thought, and behavior. Bipolar disorder, previously called manic depression, is a mental illness mood...

My Bipolar Life – My Daily Struggles With Bipolar Disorder

My Bipolar History We name is Kevin and I have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1997 after I tried to un-alive myself. I was immediately committed to a state hospital where I stayed for two weeks and I was put on a medicine regimen that...

What to Pack for Psychiatric Hospitalization

Sometimes, bipolar mood episodes and symptoms require psychiatric hospitalization. Here’s what I found useful during my psychiatric hold and that helped me to cope and heal. Photo: BSIP/UIG / Collection Mix: Subjects via Getty Images Unprepared for Hospitalization Soon after we had moved, I found myself in an unexpected...

The Top 10 Symptoms of Bipolar 2

Bipolar 2 Disorder Bipolar 2 disorder is a mental illness that causes extreme changes in mood, energy, and behavior. People with bipolar 2 disorder can have periods of manic highs, where they feel extremely happy and energized, followed by periods of deep lows, or depression. Symptoms of bipolar 2...

What Are the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder in Women

Symptoms of bipolar disorder in women can be a little bit different than the symptoms of bipolar disorder in men. Let’s take a look at some of the symptoms of bipolar disorder that women have to face whether they are in a manic phase or a depressive phase. Bipolar...

Is Bipolar Disorder a Disability

Bipolar and Disability Benefits Is bipolar disorder a disability? The short answer is that yes, bipolar disorder is a disability and you can get disability benefits for having bipolar disorder. You just have to follow a process to ensure that you get the benefits. I am on disability myself...

Bipolar Disorder Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Options

What is Bipolar Disorder? Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is a mental illness that causes drastic changes in mood, energy levels, and activity levels. People with bipolar disorder experience high highs, called mania, and low lows, called depression. between these two extremes, people with bipolar disorder may...

8 Things About Bipolar Disorder That You Probably Didn’t Know

There are a lot of things about bipolar that we do known and there are a lot of things that we do not know. Here are probably some things that you did not know about bipolar. But first, what exactly is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder, also called manic depression,...