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What Is… Ultra Rapid Cycling

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms.  This week's term is ultra rapid cycling in bipolar disorder. Rapid cycling and the DSM-5 Rapid cycling describes the frequency of switching between mania/hypomania and depression in bipolar disorder.  The current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders… Continue reading What Is… Ultra Rapid Cycling

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Emerging Blogger Series, Mental Health

Emerging Blogger Series: Clive

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Clive from… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Clive

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Book Review: Little Boy Lost

Little Boy Lost: I Don't Know Where I'm Going, but I'm on My Way is a memoir by Clive Webb that explores his lifelong journey with mental health, which eventually culminated in him being diagnosed with bipolar disorder.  The book was written in 2016 and then updated in 2019. The book is written with a laid… Continue reading Book Review: Little Boy Lost

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Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines

In 2013 the International Society for Bipolar Disorders and the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments combed through the scientific literature and put together these guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder.  Treatments are classified as 1st, 2nd, or 3rd line based on the strength of existing evidence to support their effectiveness.  Also… Continue reading Bipolar Disorder Treatment Guidelines

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Medications That Can Make You Crazy (Literally)

We work so hard on our mental health, but sometimes we can get knocked down by an unexpected source: prescription medication.  Sure, we all know that some street drugs can adversely affect mental health, but there are also a number of prescription medications for conditions totally unrelated to mental health that can trigger symptoms of… Continue reading Medications That Can Make You Crazy (Literally)