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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

Substance Use and Obesity in Bipolars
Bipolar Disorder

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

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

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 Many Faces and Facets of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

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

An Overview of Panic Disorder
Panic Disorder

An Overview of Panic Disorder

More than three million Americans will experience panic disorder during their lifetime, and there is no typical victim. According to …Read the Rest

Complications of Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

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
Facts & Stats

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

Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder

About 5.7 million adult Americans suffer from Bipolar Disorder. Estimates of the lifetime risk for the disorder run between 1.0 …Read the Rest

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse
Addiction

Schizophrenia 101: Schizophrenia and Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a common concern of the family and friends of people with schizophrenia. Since some people who abuse …Read the Rest

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