In: bipolar

Mood Spectrum
September 23, 2017

Author and psychiatrist James Phelps presented a thought provoking presentation about the notion of a mood spectrum (from very unipolar to…

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Online Group Therapy – Bipolar 101 – Gina
September 15, 2017

Gateway’s Bipolar 101 – Online Group Therapy Last week we started the Bipolar 101 Group at Gateway Psychiatric, the second time…

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When Is a “Good Mood” Too Good
August 24, 2017

The question of when is a good mood too good and what to do about it lies at the heart of…

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Elon Musk is Bipolar
Elon Musk is Bipolar – Twitter
August 2, 2017

Elon Musk is bipolar, according to a series of articles based on an exchange on Twitter. Responding to another tweet he…

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Impatience Warning
July 8, 2017

Sometimes I wish that my depressed patients had more impatience. Eagerness for change when you have been depressed for a long…

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Ride the Tiger
June 29, 2017

Ride the Tiger is a wonderful PBS documentary that covers a lot of important information about bipolar in an entertaining and…

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Examine Your Fears
Examine Your Fears
June 20, 2017

Why would you want to examine your fears? Remember that part in the scary movie when the hero suggests going down…

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Radical Acceptance and Coping with Bipolar Disorder – Gina
May 24, 2017

What is radical acceptance? Radical acceptance is an approach named by Marsha Linehan, PhD who created Dialectical Behavior Therapy that is…

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Shame and Guilt After Mania – Gina
May 10, 2017

Addressing Shame and Guilt After a Manic Episode I have witnessed the immense pain caused by the shame and guilt experienced…

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Bipolar 101 Online
May 9, 2017

We are putting our Bipolar 101 course online. The first portion of that 9 part course is going to be available…

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Cognitive Recovery from Mania
April 13, 2017

Cognitive recovery from mania or depression seems to lack behind the improvement in mood symptoms. In our experience full cognitive recovery…

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Smartphone Apps for Bipolar
April 10, 2017

How good are smartphone apps for bipolar? A 2015 journal article provides details of a careful review of 82 apps providing…

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Mania Warning Signs in the Eyes – Gina
April 5, 2017

Recognizing Mania Warning Signs, Even in the Eyes Knowing and understanding warning signs of depression, hypomania and mania can be crucial…

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Pace Yourself for More Manageable Moods
April 3, 2017

I have been doing a lot of thinking about how to pace yourself so that you can capture some of the…

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Support Groups for Bipolar
April 1, 2017

Support groups for bipolar seem like such a good idea. There are so many questions and it is hard to…

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Celebrating World Bipolar Day 2017
March 29, 2017

On March 30, 2017 we will be celebrating World Bipolar Day as a platform to provide global education, open dialogue…

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Support for Depression – How to Get More
March 23, 2017

Many of the people I see feel that it’s very hard to get support for their depression. They may find it…

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Mixed Depression and Anxiety or Bipolar ?
March 8, 2017

A young man who recently graduated from chiropractic school came in for a second opinion. He has had a many year…

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Sustained Attention and Denial
March 5, 2017

What to do when a loved one is refusing necessary medical care? Is an “intervention” the answer, or can sustained, loving, attention accomplish the same goals?

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Recovery from Bipolar
March 2, 2017

Planning for Recovery from Bipolar I recently came across a great account from a man living with Bipolar Disorder, Steven Propst….

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