Daily Archives: July 20, 2016

Mood Disorders

Mood Disorders These disorders, also called affective disorders, may involve: Feeling sad all the time Losing interest in important parts of life Fluctuating between extreme happiness and extreme sadness The most common mood disorders are: Depression Bipolar Disorder Seasonal Affective … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder and Creativity: What’s the Connection?

Many creative people past and present — including artists, musicians, actors, and writers — are said to have had bipolar disorder. Find out if bipolar creativity is fact or fiction. Creativity and mental disorders often go hand-in-hand in popular culture. … Continue reading

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Anger Management affirmations

Present Tense Affirmations I am in control I am calm, focused, and relaxed I remain calm even when under intense stress I have the power to regulate my emotions I always stay calm in difficult or frustrating situations I am … Continue reading

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Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder

Many people with bipolar disorder also suffer from severe anxiety. Don’t Miss This Treatments for Bipolar Disorder A Bipolar Success Story Sign Up for Our Emotional Health Newsletter Submit We respect your privacy. Everybody feels anxious at times, and it’s … Continue reading

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The Course of Bipolar Disorder Over Time

For most people with bipolar disorder, strict adherence to medications is necessary to help keep episodes to a minimum. Don’t Miss This 10 Tips for Coping With Spousal Mood Swings How Faith Helps People With Bipolar Disorder Sign Up for … Continue reading

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Can a Person Be Diagnosed with Simultaneous Depression and Bipolar Disorder?

Depression and bipolar disorder are virtually never diagnosed together in the same person at the same time. Both are serious mental disorders that have many treatment options available to a person diagnosed with one of them. However, the treatments between … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder: Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Get the most out of your visit to the doctor. Don’t Miss This A Star’s Story of Bipolar Caregiving How to Decide on Inpatient Treatment for Bipolar Sign Up for Our Emotional Health Newsletter Submit Enter Your Email We respect … Continue reading

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Bipolar Support and Self help

Bipolar Support and Self-Help Living and Coping with Bipolar Disorder You’re not powerless when it comes to bipolar disorder. Beyond the treatment you get from your doctor or therapist, there are many things you can do to reduce your symptoms … Continue reading

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Bipolar Medication Guide

Bipolar Medication Guide Medications and Drugs for Bipolar Disorder Treatment If you have bipolar disorder, medication will most likely be a part of your treatment plan. Medication can help bring mania and depression under control and prevent relapse once your … Continue reading

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Comparative benefits and harms of second generation antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapies in initial treatment of major depressive disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis

CCBYNC Open access Research Comparative benefits and harms of second generation antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapies in initial treatment of major depressive disorder: systematic review and meta-analysis BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h6019 (Published 08 December 2015)Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h6019 … Continue reading

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