Daily Archives: February 10, 2014

Keep Weathering the Storm

“There is still hope for a more joyous and stronger future. Keep weathering the storm, push through the strength of the tides, take your time, relax, and breathe. Don’t let the strong winds knock you down. Get up, fight, and … Continue reading

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What is the Official Definition of Bipolar 2

What is the official definition of Bipolar II? Hypomania Technically, this is literally a “little” mania — the familiar symptoms but less so: •Mood much better than normal •Rapid speech •Little need for sleep •Racing thoughts, trouble concentrating •Continuous high … Continue reading

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Medications associated with General ANxiety Disorder

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment … Continue reading

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52 Most Common Used Medications

52 MOST COMMON USED BIPOLAR MEDICATIONS Drug Name (View by: Brand | Generic) Reviews Ratings Abilify (Pro, More…) generic name: aripiprazole class: atypical antipsychotics 80 reviews Rate it 6.1 Abilify Discmelt (More…) generic name: aripiprazole class: atypical antipsychotics 1 review … Continue reading

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Mood Charting

Long term monitoring is valuable in monitoring is valuable in Bipolar Disorder to faciliate recognition of the variablity in the mood swings associated with the condition, including identification of symptom-free intervals. Ongoing monitoring also provides an “early warning” system and … Continue reading

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Improving social ties

“Improving Social TIES” “Don’t be afraid to take social risks;” Seek out and introduce yourself to new people, such as though you don’t know at a party. Other good venues are community centers, recreational clubs or schools. “GET MORE SUPPORT … Continue reading

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Bipolar stig ma for youths and adults

http://www.bipolar4lifesupport.co BIPOLAR & STIGMA FOR YOUTH AND ADULTS: FROM BIPOLAR-BABE Those who suffer from [bipolar disorder] are often falsely labeled as crazy, dangerous, or even as having multiple personalities … many people fail to seek help out of shame or … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Manage Medication

5 Tips to Manage the Medications 1.Keep a medication diary. 1.Write down all the medications your child takes, how much they take, when they take it, and any side effects. Review the diary with your child’s doctor at follow-up appointments. … Continue reading

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You Matter

YOU MATTER. YOUR OPINIONS MATTER. YOUR FEELINGS MATTER. YOUR THOUGHTS MATTER. YOUR DREAMS MATTER. YOUR LIFE MATTERS. YOU ARE SPECIAL. YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL. YOU ARE TALENTED. YOU ARE VALUABLE. YOU ARE WONDERFUL. YOU ARE RESPECTED. YOU ARE CARED ABOUT. YOU … Continue reading

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fighting

I’m fighting and I’m losing, trying my hardest to be strong. I’m falling and I’m failing, being proven that I’m wrong. I’m screaming and I’m choking, falling to my knees and crying. I’m lying and I’m pretending, but deep down … Continue reading

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