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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder or manic-depressive disorder, which is also referred to as bipolar affective disorder or manic depression, is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated energy levels, cognition, and mood with or without one or more depressive episodes. Read More

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Jesse Jackson Jr. says he's 'not well'

Oct 17, 2012 - Politico

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British actor Stephen Fry arrives at the BAFTA Brits to Watch event in Los Angeles
Stephen Fry Reveals He Spent Enormous Amount of Time and Money on Cocaine, in his Autobiography

By IBTimes AU

In his third autobiography, Stephen Fry revealed that he was addicted to cocaine and he spent a huge amount of time and money on it. (Sep 23)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York, in this May 8, 2012 file photo. Rates of adult obesity increased in six U.S. states and fell in none last year, and in more states than ever - 20 - at least 30 percent of adults are obese, a
West Seattle Man Accuses Stranger Obese Woman Of Rape While He Was Asleep

By IBTimes AU

A 31-year-old man from West Seattle is accusing an obese 28-year-old woman, Chantae Marie Gilman, of raping him while he was asleep. (Sep 16)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK

Singer Chris Brown Claims He Has Humbled Down. File photo/Reuters/David McNew/Pool
Chris Brown Opens Up For The First Time After Release From Jail

By IBTimes AU

Chris Brown claims that he is a changed man now. (Sep 07)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, MANAGEMENT, LOS ANGELES, BILLBOARD

Singer Demi Lovato serves as grand marshal during the 44th annual Los Angeles Pride parade in West Hollywood, California June 8, 2014.
Demi Lovato Feels Sad Over Past VMA Looks: Wishes She Could Have Been Healthier

By IBTimes AU

Demi Lovato reflects on past VMA looks and insecurities. (Aug 27)

A spectator wearing headphones sleeps on Court Two at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London
Sleep Drunkenness Disorder Affects One in Seven People

By IBTimes AU

Researchers have found that a new sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness" is affecting one in seven people. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: ALCOHOLISM, CALIFORNIA

Singer Demi Lovato serves as grand marshal during the 44th annual Los Angeles Pride parade in West Hollywood, California June 8, 2014.
Demi Lovato Shares Bipolar Disorder Part Of Who She Is, Nothing To Be Ashamed Of

By IBTimes AU

Demi Lovato thinks bipolar disorder should not be something to hide. (Aug 23)

Singer Demi Lovato serves as grand marshal during the 44th annual Los Angeles Pride parade in West Hollywood, California June 8, 2014.
Robin Williams Suspected of Taking Life Because of Bipolar Disorder, Circuits in the Brain Make Patients Take Risks

By IBTimes AU

Comedian Robin Williams, who passed away on June 12, is suspected of suffering from bouts of depression when he decided to take his own life. (Aug 13)

MORE TOPICS: ADDICTION

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Happy to be Alive and Together

By IBTimes AU

Catherine Zeta-Jones shares devastation upon learning of husband's stage four cancer. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, CANCER, CONGRESS

An image of superhighways in the brain
Experts Recommend a New Discipline Combining Neuroscience and Psychology

By IBTimes AU

An article published in the journal Nature looked into psychological therapy that causes brain changes within patients of mental disorders. Though neuroscience and clinical science are different and there is a "culture gap" between the two... (Jul 21)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA

‘Homeland’ Season 4 Update, Spoilers: Will Brody Return? Claire Danes and EP Reveal Carrie’s Future and Other Details

By IBTimes AU

“Homeland” Season 3 is gone but fans are still trying to get over Damian Lewis’ Nicholas Brody’s death. Fans are not quite convinced that Brody is really gone. They still hope to see him return with Claire Danes (Carrie) in “Homeland” Season 4. (May 07)

MORE TOPICS: SOUTH AFRICA