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.
Depressive thoughts are maintained for longer periods of time for people with depression, and may even reduce memory.
Depression clearly runs in the family, but that doesn't mean it always has to be passed on to the next generation.
When children's temper tantrums or mood swings are beyond the norm, many parents don't think to get medical help.
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.
Some women’s vulnerability to anxiety and mood disorders may be explained by their estrogen levels.
There's good news on the horizon for anyone suffering from major depression - a unique new treatment: low-field magnetic stimulation.
Within 40 minutes after a single infusion of a medication, treatment-resistant depressed bipolar disorder patients experienced a reversal of a key symptom.
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.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many faces, and remains one of the most talked-about and controversial subjects in education.
ADHD is a developmental failure in the brain that monitors inhibition and self-control. Here are some ways medical professionals are Identifying ADHD.