Bipolar disorder news, research and treatments

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  1. waltky
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    Mebbe she'll do public service announcements for bipolar disorder...
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    Catherine Zeta Jones treated for bipolar disorder
    13 April 2011 - Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta Jones have two young children
     
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    So what?

    Type II bipolar disorder is a more mild form of the disease, and it's not shocking that many creative and successful people are bipolar. They use their mania to their advantage and suffer through their depression.

    Martin Luther translated the entire bible into German in five days. Do you think he could have done that if he wasn't completely manic?
     
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    its a made up "disorder"
     
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    Naw, it's real.

    It's just difficult to pinpoint. Seems to be hormonal and behavioral...as with any behavioral diagnosis, the behavior can trigger the chemicals and vice versa.

    It sucks, wish her the best.
     
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    You wish.

    I doubt anyone whose ever dealt with someone who is manic would deny that it's a real disorder.
     
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    not difficult... impossible
     
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    I have dealt with all kinds of people, who displayed all kinds of behaviors
     
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    Great. So you've dealt with mania?

    If you call that "normative" behavior, then I think we've found the issue.
     
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    how about a punk rock tour ...what would you call that...it is all subjective
     
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    Web therapy available now for bipolar disorder...
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    Preventing bipolar relapse with web therapy
    4 May 2013 : "I tend to think I am in a film - it's like The Truman Show. I'm the star of the film, off on my own planet. "It's quite pleasurable for me, but a bit strange for other people."
     

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