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Movies & TV Shows with Bipolar Disorder Characters

These movies and television shows are not in any particular order.  Some are fictional and other movies are more factual including some biographies.  Some of them do a better job of depicting someone who struggles with bipolar disorder.  Touched with … Continue reading

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Types of Bipolar Disorder Infographic

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Bipolar Disorder Signs & Symptoms Infographic

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Bipolar Disorder and Self-Control

I am not sure if it is characteristic of other people with bipolar disorder, but I tend have  OCD tendencies.  I am not using that word loosely because I know that it bothers people (including myself)  when words like adhd, … Continue reading

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When Using Your Manic Energy Can Go Too Far

Do you know that feeling when you start feeling like you might be getting hypomanic? Do you know how when you feel thatway, you have all that excess energy?   You suddenly want to take on all the things you have been … Continue reading

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How my Bipolar Disorder has gotten in the way

My parents have told me that ever since I was little, I was a fighter. I have never given up.  Although I have been in the darkest depressions and done so many things I have regretted when I was manic, … Continue reading

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What can trigger mania?

Below are triggers that can cause a manic episode.  It is important to be aware of your triggers.  Knowing what your triggers are could help reduce your chances of getting manic. Stress                 … Continue reading

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Sports Used to Describe Bipolar Disorder

Downhill Skiing- You get all the way to the top easily (mania) and then come down (depression) quickly. Wrestling- It is a constant struggle Ping pong- rapid unpredictable bouncing Football- Sometimes with all of your friends and family, you make a … Continue reading

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Suicide, Bipolar Disorder, and Robin Williams

Robin Williams, a wonderful actor, had bipolar disorder. This mental illness does not discriminate.  I, a long with many, are saddened by his death.  I feel for his family and the many people who loved this outstanding man. Bipolar disorder … Continue reading

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Can Worrying Lead to Mania?

I have been depressed for the past week. In fact, I had not left the house in a whole week.  It is now 6 am and I have not been able to sleep.  If you know anything about bipolar disorder, … Continue reading

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