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Reward system `broken' for those with bipolar disorder - Swinburne University of Technology



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Reward system `broken' for those with bipolar disorder 
Swinburne University of Technology
Depression and mania are linked to abnormalities in the bio-behavioural system that manages the pursuit of reward in humans, the sixth annual Barbara Dicker Oration has heard. Delivering the oration, Professor Sheri Johnson from the University of ...

 


Gracie Gold Olympics Eating Disorder Mental Health - Refinery29 - Refinery29



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Gracie Gold Olympics Eating Disorder Mental Health - Refinery29 
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U.S. Olympic medalist and figure skater Gracie Gold has announced that she is taking a break from skating in order to be treated for an eating disorder, anxiety, ...

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Chronicles of mania - Inquirer.net



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Chronicles of mania 
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Plenty would relate if I say that in days past or even today, cases like schizophrenia are dismissed as a supernatural occurrence, multiple personality disorder as demonic possession, eating disorder as pag-iinarte, and bipolar disorder as ?KSP ...

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What it's like to live with two personality disorders - Metro



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What it's like to live with two personality disorders 
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People look at me in confusion when I tell them I have two personality disorders. And I'll admit that often, I'm confused about it myself. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in early 2016, and borderline personality disorder just five months ago. I ...

 


The everyday practices of surviving mental health ableism - Mada Masr



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The everyday practices of surviving mental health ableism 
Mada Masr
Fifty percent of people with bipolar disorders have attempted suicide at least once, twenty percent have succeeded. In both April 2013 and April 2017, I got so close to what would probably have been botched attempts, but miraculously, at 37, I have ...

 


Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: Strengths and Limitations of DSM-5 ... - Psychiatry Advisor



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Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: Strengths and Limitations of DSM-5 ... 
Psychiatry Advisor
With the mixed features specifier, the DSM-5 allows for mixed depression in both bipolar disorder and unipolar major depression.

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6 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health Disorders - Mental Floss



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6 Ways Technology Can Help Mental Health Disorders 
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While some mental health apps are designed to deliver outcomes (an improved mood, lessened anxiety), researchers are also working to harness mobile technology to detect suicidal inclinations, burgeoning manic episodes, or depressive episodes before ...
Nigeria: Revisiting the Mental Health Act AllAfrica.com

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On My Mind: Questioning assumptions of modern psychiatry - Martha's Vineyard Times



On My Mind: Questioning assumptions of modern psychiatry 
Martha's Vineyard Times
Dr. Ghaemi further points out that many of the traits that we call ?disorders? are actually adaptive. ?People who have a depressive outlook are often more realistic and empathic. People with manic symptoms are often more resilient to stress, can be ...

 


Genetically altered mice bear some hallmarks of human bipolar ... - Science Daily



Genetically altered mice bear some hallmarks of human bipolar ... 
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Researchers have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the ...

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'SNL' Star Pete Davidson Was Diagnosed With Borderline ... - SELF



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'SNL' Star Pete Davidson Was Diagnosed With Borderline ... 
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Saturday Night Live's Pete Davidson made a surprising revelation this week: He was recently diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, a serious mental ...

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