Please join us for our fourth lecture of the free lecture series. Our guest speaker will be Dr. De Silva, Dr. Vinayak Shanbhag, and Jeannine Loucks on "A Novel Approach to Treating Bipolar Disorder."
Please join us for our third lecture of the free lecture series. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Russ Federman.This lecture is essential for any college bound student who struggles with a mental illness.
Please join us for our second lecture of the free lecture series. Our guest speaker will be Maggie Reese, author of "Runaway Mind."
My Sister's Keeper posted by: Midnight Sunshine
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The International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) is currently competing for a $5,000 grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project during the month of January. The winners will be decided by popular vote. IBPF needs your three votes every day during the month of January.
Less than a minute of your day can help us further educate the public about Bipolar Disorder.
IBPF will use the grant to print and distribute a book on “Healthy Living with Bipolar Disorder” which will educate and raise public awareness about the disorder.
THE cleverest children in school are also those most likely to suffer a serious mental illness as adults, research reveals.
Scientists found that straight-A students were four times more likely to develop bipolar disorder than children with average grades.
Previous research and anecdotal evidence from famous and creative individuals have suggested a link between high IQ and bipolar disorder.
Stephen Fry is encouraging people with bipolar disorder to take part in a university's research into how genes can contribute to the illness.
The actor, author and presenter has taken part in Cardiff University's study, along with TV personality Kerry Katona.
Researchers need to double the number of the 3,000 volunteers who have so far donated DNA samples for analysis.
Fry said volunteers would help "remove stigma, shame and hidden pain".
The willingness of high-profile sufferers of bipolar disorder, such as Stephen Fry, to talk about their condition has led to more people diagnosing themselves with the illness, researchers claimed yesterday.
Bipolar disorder, which was previously known as manic depression, affects moods, which can swing from one extreme to another. Writing in the Psychiatrist, Dr Diana Chan and Dr Lester Sireling, who work in London, say the increase in self-diagnosis
For the first time in San Diego County, some mentally ill criminals will be diverted from jail to a closely supervised treatment program.
Assistant Presiding Judge Robert Trentacosta oversees the fledgling Behavioral Health Court in San Diego, and participants must report to him in person every month.
Trentacosta said the court is a compassionate response to a population whose mental illness drives their criminal life.
A widely-used screening tool for bipolar disorder may incorrectly indicate borderline personality disorder rather than bipolar disorder. Researchers question the effectiveness of the Mood Disorder ... Read the Full Story