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Daddy's Disorder

A young teenager gives her perspective on her father's bipolar disorder, from the ways he has helped her understand the highs and lows to how she feels about his suicide attempts.

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Bipolar Reactions to Robin Williams’ Suicide

The suicide of Robin Williams hit many with mental illnesses especially hard. Here are some of the things people with bipolar disorder had to say.

Robin Williams: “I’m Not Manic Depressive”

Robin Williams himself denied having either bipolar disorder or clinical depression. In the wake of his suicide, we now know his depression was severe.

Infamous Sociopaths – Bundy, Mengele and Hossencofft

Ted Bundy, Josef Mengele and Diazien Hossencofft are all sociopaths who became infamous because of their crimes.

Fighting A Losing Battle - Part 1

Alzheimer's is a killer disease - for the family. Is it harder on me because of my bipolar disorder? I'll probably never know. But recent events show just how much I am crumbling under the strain.

I Like This Word Better Than “Crazy”

Suppose instead of saying someone's crazy, you said they were "amplified"?

Chronic Procrastination – Avoiding the Unavoidable

Procrastination can become catastrophe for people suffering from bipolar depression. Simple chores like opening mail can feel impossible, and not doing it can have disastrous consequences.

Bipolar Disorder and the Americans With Disabilities Act

The ADA applies to all employment-related activities. In this article, we define the term reasonable accommodation, making a request to your employer and filing a claim under the ADA.

Bipolar Disorder and the Americans With Disabilities Act

People with bipolar disorder may be protected under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) if they can show that their disability substantially limits or impairs what is called a 'major-life activity.'

Suicidal Over Work

When bipolar disorder makes your work life a living hell, what can you do? Here are some suggestions and tips.

What Is Depression?

Is depression feeling sad, wanting to cry, just being unhappy about something? True depression, though, is a medical condition with specific symptoms.

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