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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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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

‘General Hospital’ Spoilers: Lucy’s Fate at Nurses Ball, Sonny Going to Jail Plus Olivia Knows about Ava and Sonny’s Affair

By IBTimes AU

The famous Nurses Ball event is almost here in “General Hospital.” The event, know for drama, song and dance, airs from May 8 to May 14. Nurses Ball 2014 promises loads of surprise guests and performances. Lucy Coe is the host of Nurses Ball. (May 07)

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Make First Public Appearance After Split

By IBTimes AU

Catherine Zeta-Jones was seen with Michael Douglas for the first time since they got separated in August. She walked on the red carpet with Douglas on Tuesday April 15. (Apr 17)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, CANCER

Amanda Bynes Suffers from Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Despite Her Mother’s Claims that She is Fine

By IBTimes AU

Amanda Bynes’ mom declared publicly that her daughter does not suffer from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. According to Amanda’s mother, her daughter’s main concern was smoking up weed. However, TMZ refuted her claims based on reports by multiple sources. (Apr 11)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, COURT, NEW YORK, ALCOHOLISM, LAWYER

Father and Child
Old Fathers More Likely to Have Less Attractive Kids, Finds Study

By IBTimes IN

Fathering a child at an old age can leave a negative impact on the child's appearance, researchers reveal. (Mar 24)

MORE TOPICS: AUTISM

Chris Brown
Chris Brown's Aggression Due To PTSD And Bipolar Disorder - Rehab Facility

By IBTimes AU

Recording Artist Chris Brown has been confirmed to have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and bipolar disorder by a rehabilitation facility in Malibu. The facility said his aggression is caused by these two disorders. (Mar 03)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, WHITE HOUSE, NEW YORK, MANAGEMENT, HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

Father and child
Delayed Fatherhood Increases Risk of Brain Disorders in Children

By IBTimes IN

Older fathers are more likely to have children with mental disorders, researchers reveal. (Feb 28)

MORE TOPICS: ICELAND, AUTISM, CANCER

Keisha Castle-Hughes Opens Up About Bipolar Disorder Following Charlotte Dawson’s Death

By IBTimes AU

Keisha Castle-Hughes has proudly spoken up about having a bipolar disorder in the wake of fellow Kiwi Charlotte Dawson’s death in Sydney. The Australian-born, Oscar-nominated actress receives praise for speaking about her battle with mental illness. (Feb 25)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, ADDICTION

Sex for Botox: Patient “whinnying” for Sex with Surgeon

By IBTimes AU

Sex for Botox: Patient Made “whinnying” sound for Sex by Surgeon (Feb 17)

MORE TOPICS: COURT