Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bipolar Affective Disorder (manic depression): information for parents, carers and anyone who works with young people..

About this leaflet This is one in a series of factsheets for parents, teachers and young people entitled Mental Health and Growing Up. This leaflet gives some basic information about bipolar disorder and some advice on how to get help. … Continue reading

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Sleeping Well

Sleeping Well : About this leaflet If you have trouble sleeping – or know someone who has – this leaflet may be helpful. It covers some common problems with sleep, as well as some more unusual ones. There are some … Continue reading

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Medications for Bipolar Disorder

Medications for Bipolar Disorder Aim of this leaflet This leaflet is for anyone who wants to find out about the medications used to help stabilise unhelpful mood swings and to control mania in bipolar disorder. It discusses how they work, … Continue reading

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Antidepressants

Aims of the leaflet This leaflet is for anyone who wants to know more about antidepressants. It discusses how they work, why they are prescribed, their effects and side-effects, and alternative treatments. We have added some references and sources of … Continue reading

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: This leaflet is for anyone who wants to know more about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).CBT leaflet It discusses how it works, why it is used, its effects, its side-effects, and alternative treatments. If you can’t find what … Continue reading

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Comorbid Medical Illness in Bipolar Disorder

Abstract Background Individuals with a mental health disorder appear to be at increased risk of medical illness. Aims To examine rates of medical illnesses in patients with bipolar disorder (n = 1720) and to examine the clinical course of the … Continue reading

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“I will Appreciate the Moment”

I will appreciate the moment: I will notice the good things that are happening to me right now, whether it’s a beautiful sky, a happy child, an efficient grocery store clerk, or hitting all the green lights for a change. … Continue reading

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