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Identifying Your Bipolar Stressors and Triggers
Bipolar Disorder

Identifying Your Bipolar Stressors and Triggers

By knowing what tends to stress you and trigger shifts in mood, you can often become more proactive in mood management and more sensitive to potential early warning signs. Situations that trigger mood episodes and a person’s stress threshold vary from person to person and family to family. In addition, as the illness progresses over the years, cycles seem to come more of their own free will, sometimes without the impetus of a stressor or trigger. […]

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma
Self-Help & Improvement

Dealing with the Effects of Trauma

You may have had one or many very upsetting, frightening, or traumatic things happen to you in your life, or …Read the Rest

Trust and Disappointment in Psychotherapy
Therapy

Trust and Disappointment in Psychotherapy

It is not easy to trust one’s therapist at the onset. You are both strangers to one another, thrown together …Read the Rest

Understanding the Effects of Domestic Violence
Abuse

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

Do You Need Therapy?
Therapy

Do You Need Therapy?

People with a range of problems – from depression to marital strife to simple phobias like the fear of flying …Read the Rest

Types of Therapy
Therapy

Types of Therapy

The popular conception of therapy is that of the classic talk therapy; a person, a couch and a psychologist with …Read the Rest

How to Identify Domestic Abuse
Abuse

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

Types of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Depression

Types of Bipolar Disorder

The bipolar classifications in this post are loosely paraphrased from the DSM-IV-Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition …Read the Rest

The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

The Psychology of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, (or Manic Depression as it used to be called), has had its share of media attention, with stories …Read the Rest

Managing the Balancing Act with Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Managing the Balancing Act with Bipolar Disorder

Successful bipolar disorder treatment typically requires a careful course of medication, psychotherapy, and discipline to stay on track–and avoid an emotional crash.

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