Daily Archives: August 8, 2016

Emotional Intelligence tool kit

Jeanne Segal, Ph.D. – Helpguide Co-Founder This program is rooted in social and emotional brain science that engages the emotional brain and heart, as well as the reasoning mind. Its purpose is to teach you how to control troublesome thoughts, … Continue reading

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Emotional and Psychological Trauma

If you’ve experienced trauma, you may be struggling with upsetting emotions, frightening memories, or a sense of constant danger. Or you may feel numb, disconnected, and unable to trust other people. When bad things happen, it can take a while … Continue reading

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Awakening the inner self

AWAKENING THE INNER SELF By Edward Abdill We human beings have always made assumptions about our origin and destiny. Over the centuries, widely accepted views have been codified into tenets of religious faith or presented as scientific theories, and most … Continue reading

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Can Bipolar Disorder Lead to Diabetes?

Bipolar disorder patients often develop diabetes, and the medications used to treat bipolar symptoms may be to blame. People with bipolar disorder struggle with many side effects related to both their mental illness and their treatment therapies. In recent years, … Continue reading

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Driven to Distraction by Bipolar Disorder

If you find it hard to concentrate, controlling mood swings can help. There are also some tips you can use to reduce stress, get more sleep, and stay organized. Lack of concentration is a common symptom of bipolar disorder. People … Continue reading

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What to Medicate and When: the Role of Medication Across the Ages – Kenneth R. Silk, MD

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy: More and More Data

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Clang Associations in Bipolar Disorder

Clang associations, verbal linking of words with similar sounds, is a hallmark of psychotic phases of bipolar disorder. Linking words together based on similar sounds rather than coherent meaning is a symptom of psychosis in people with bipolar disorder. Such … Continue reading

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Is There a Bright Side to Bipolar Disorder?

People with bipolar disorder and the people around them may find hypomania — the period of time when they are creative, energetic, and charming — to be very appealing. People with bipolar disorder who have experienced mania or hypomania (the … Continue reading

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Sugar and Bipolar Disorder

Sweets may make you feel better temporarily, but all that sugar is bad news for mood swings. Lots of people consider a pint of ice cream the perfect cure for the blues. Others indulge in sugary snacks as a way … Continue reading

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