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Bipolar Disorder

Many teens turn to substances to self-medicate undiagnosed mental health issues, like bipolar disorder, depression, and anxiety. As medication is one of the most common and effective forms of treatment for bipolar disorder, it can influence teens’ attitudes towards prescription pill use and other drugs....

Though we have many effective means of treating bipolar disorder currently, help for bipolar disorder can always be improved. As a society, we should never stop looking for ways to enhance and better the lives of those struggling with mood disorders. To be honest, there’s...

Do you suspect that your teen is displaying bipolar disorder symptoms? Are you unsure of a previous diagnosis of some other mental health struggle from your child’s clinician? A recent article by CBS News discusses a study that found that many people wait years and years...

Nearly 5 percent of adolescents struggle with mood disorders in teens. Mood disorders are issues like depression, dysthymic disorder, and/or bipolar disorder. Of the varying mood disorders in teens, we’re going to discuss bipolar disorder and its connection to self-hatred today. Psych Central recently published...

A Common Connection to Bipolar Disorder in Children and Maltreatment Childhood maltreatment is defined by the potential or actual harm to a child, resulting from an act or failure to act, whether intentional or not. Childhood maltreatment involves emotional, physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and witnessing...

Genetic Research is Uncovering New Links to Bipolar Disorder in Teens [caption id="attachment_4469" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by Aguied Julian [/caption] Bipolar disorder is a mental illness that affects between one and three percent of the population. Individuals who suffer from bipolar disorder often have symptoms including unusual shifts in...