Category «Bipolar»

Top 10 Terrific Things About Bipolar Disorder

Top Ten Terrific Things About Bipolar Disorder 1. Creativity. Visual arts, performance, writing, music; in all the arts bipolar talent is common and sometimes exceptional. Patty Duke, Ernest Hemingway, Trent Reznor, Sylvia Plath, many more. The link between bipolar disorder and creativity is well-established, though further study is needed. One research finding: as many as …

Learn the Behaviors and Warning Signs of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar has a wide range of symptoms: the intense and often dangerous highs and psychosis of mania, the unrestrained nature of hypomania in both bipolar II and cyclothymia, and the varying degrees of depression. Certain behaviors are characteristic of bipolar disorder (formerly called manic depression). These two articles list the symptoms and signs of manic …

The Role of Sleep in Bipolar Disorder

The up-and-down moods of bipolar disorder are often accompanied by erratic sleep habits. Improving one helps the other. By taking medication for bipolar disorder, you may be able to sleep better. And by following a healthy sleep routine, you may be able to manage bipolar disorder more effectively. Extreme Moods, Troubled Sleep A bad night’s …