Guest Post: Bipolar Disorder Facts and Statistics by Recovery Village

Previously known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that causes severe mood swings. Individuals living with this condition often alternate between mania (a euphoric, energized mood) and depression. These mood shifts occur throughout several weeks or months. Prevalence of Bipolar Disorder Bipolar disorder affects about 2.8 percent of people living in the United States. Worldwide, … Continue reading Guest Post: Bipolar Disorder Facts and Statistics by Recovery Village

Darkness Therapy is a Way to Treat Mania

I was just reading about some alternative ways to treat bipolar disorder, specifically mania and came across an article that talked about darkness therapy.  I decided to do some research and write a blog about it. In 1996 there was a  study that was started that eventually proved that  it is helpful to ward off … Continue reading Darkness Therapy is a Way to Treat Mania