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Dealing with the Weight Gain Provoked by Psych Meds
Treatment

Dealing with the Weight Gain Provoked by Psych Meds

Many people who carry the bipolar diagnosis also carry something else – extra pounds – primarily due to the medications …Read the Rest

How Much Therapy is Enough?
Therapy

How Much Therapy is Enough?

The ending phase of psychotherapy is an important part of the overall therapeutic experience, and the decision to end ideally …Read the Rest

What to Expect in Your First Therapy Session
Therapy

What to Expect in Your First Therapy Session

Are you about to go to a therapist for the first time? Are you nervous and unsure of what to …Read the Rest

Questions to Ask Your Therapist
Therapy

Questions to Ask Your Therapist

Choosing the right therapist is important and often difficult to do simply by looking at ads in the Yellow Pages. …Read the Rest

Choosing a Therapist
Therapy

Choosing a Therapist

Psychotherapy can be a time-consuming, expensive process. You don’t want to waste money and effort on a therapist who won’t …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

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Say
Friends & Family

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Say

A close friend approaches you with a complicated problem that doesn’t have an easy solution. What do you do? If …Read the Rest

How to Help Your Bipolar Spouse
Bipolar Disorder

How to Help Your Bipolar Spouse

Bipolar disorder is one of the most difficult disorders to contend with. This disorder can turn your spouse into someone …Read the Rest

How to Recognize a Manic Episode
Bipolar Disorder

How to Recognize a Manic Episode

If someone you know has or may have bipolar disorder, you need to know the signs that point to a …Read the Rest

How to Recognize a Depressive Episode
Bipolar Disorder

How to Recognize a Depressive Episode

Depression can creep up slowly or descend quickly. If slowly, it can be harder to notice, especially in yourself. Get …Read the Rest

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