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Substance Use and Obesity in Bipolars
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Substance Use and Obesity in Bipolars

The rising prevalence and dispersion of obesity in North America in the past decade is analogous to a communicable disease …Read the Rest

Understanding the Effects of Domestic Violence
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Understanding the Effects of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence physically, psychologically and socially affects women, men and their families. Initially, the abuse usually is an attempt by …Read the Rest

How to Identify Domestic Abuse
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How to Identify Domestic Abuse

Whether domestic abuse is overt or covert, it is about control. Aggression is primitive and immature reactions to a sense …Read the Rest

The Many Faces and Facets of Bipolar Disorder
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The Many Faces and Facets of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder can show up in many costumes. It can be happy or sad, euphoric or desperate, energized or exhausted. …Read the Rest

Bipolar Disorder Statistics
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Bipolar Disorder Statistics

Who is Affected by Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. …Read the Rest

8 Facts About Mental Illness
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8 Facts About Mental Illness

Mental illnesses are medical conditions that disrupt a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others, and daily functioning. …Read the Rest

Violence and Mental Illness – The Facts
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Violence and Mental Illness – The Facts

The discrimination and stigma associated with mental illnesses largely stem from the link between mental illness and violence in the …Read the Rest

Complications of Bipolar Disorder
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Complications of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder has many serious complications, such as suicide, job loss, self-injury, hallucinations, delusions, substance abuse, etc. However, with the proper treatment and support they can be significantly reduced. Note: People diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder usually will not experience every complication.

The Mental Health Impact of Rape
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The Mental Health Impact of Rape

The National Women’s Study produced dramatic confirmation of the mental health impact of rape. The study determined comparative rates of …Read the Rest

The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder
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The Differences between Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Multiple Personality Disorder

Sometimes people confuse three mental disorders, only one of which could be called “common” within the population – bipolar disorder …Read the Rest

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