Daily Archives: May 12, 2016

The FAMOUS with Bipolar Disorder

Buzz Aldrin, astronaut Lionel Aldridge Hans Christian Andersen Ned Beatty Robert Boorstin, assistant to Pres. Clinton, Arthur Benson, writer William Blake (1757-1827), poet Ralph Blakelock, artist Napoleon Bonaparte Tadeusz Borowski Art Buchwald Tim Burton, movie director Drew Carey, actor Jim … Continue reading

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What is DSM

DSM The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the standard classification of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in the United States. It is intended to be applicable in a wide array of contexts and used … Continue reading

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DSM History of the manual

DSM: History of the Manual The need for a classification of mental disorders has been clear throughout the history of medicine, but until recently there was little agreement on which disorders should be included and the optimal method for their … Continue reading

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adhd

The definition of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has been updated in the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) to more accurately characterize the experience of affected adults. This revision is based on nearly two decades … Continue reading

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OCD

The upcoming fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) will include a new chapter on Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders to reflect the increasing evidence of these disorders’ relatedness to one another and distinction from other … Continue reading

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Celebrities with mental health and wellness disorders link

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Mew Medicines to ask Pdoc

New Medicines: Questions to ask the Doctor? Ask the following questions if your doctor recommends a new medicine for your health condition. General Questions: What is the name of the medicine?_______________________________________________________________________ Brand name (trade name) Generic name (chemical name)? What … Continue reading

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Anti Psychotics for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Anti Psychotics for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder Examples First-generation, or typical, anti psychotic medicine [th]Generic Name[/th] haloperidol [size] Second-generation, or atypical, anti psychotic medicines [/size][th]Generic Name[/th][th]Brand Name[/th] aripiprazole Abilify olanzapine Zyprexa quetiapine Seroquel risperidone Risperdal ziprasidone Zeldox [size] These … Continue reading

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