A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some kids with bipolar parents score higher on a creativity index than healthy children.
Many people have found the benefits of yoga for bipolar disorder, some saying that yoga had been 'significantly life-changing.'
History teems with examples of great artists acting in very peculiar ways - so Is there a definitive link between psychosis and creativity?
People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking has gotten fuzzy. Now, researchers have shown in a very large study that effect is real.
There's good news on the horizon for anyone suffering from major depression - a unique new treatment: low-field magnetic stimulation.
A bipolar disorder discovery at the nano level help explain how the disorder affects the brain, and could one day lead to new drug therapies to treat the mental illness.
Within 40 minutes after a single infusion of a medication, treatment-resistant depressed bipolar disorder patients experienced a reversal of a key symptom.
Temple Grandin quote on autism and schizophrenia: "I believe there is a reason that disabilities...remain in our gene pool..."
How is bipolar disorder treated in kids? Medications, psychotherapy, or both may help people recover from episodes, and may help to prevent future episodes.
If you have bipolar disorder or another mood disorder, this daily mood chart will allow you to record your highs and lows over the course of a month.
Sometimes it's hard to tell if a child is just going through a phase, or if it's something more serious. Here are some symptoms of bipolar disorder in kids.
Scientists have gained insight into why lithium salts are effective at treating bipolar disorder in what could lead to more targeted therapies with fewer side-effects. (March 13, 2012) Bipolar disorder is char...
Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours after oral dose, the University of South Florida pre-clinical study showed
Most people feel happy and energized on some days, and less so on others. But if these mood changes are severe, it may be a sign of bipolar disorder.
We refer to mental disorders using different “umbrella” terms , and beneath these umbrella terms, there is actually a wide range of specific conditions.
The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations.
Artists, musicians and writers have long described experiences of mania & depression, highlighting an association between creativity and bipolar disorder.
New research finds evidence for the first time that links over interpretation of social situations to personality disorders in a teenage mind.
An international collaboration of researchers discovered two new gene regions which are connected with the prevalent disease.
Children and teenagers with bipolar disorder suffer from the illness differently than adults do.