The following is my original handout for divalproex, with a few updates. The language might sound different here […]
verapamil, isradipine (and nimodipine) (updated 12/2014) Overview This page is really old. No one’s routinely using these, that I […]
(revised 6/2006) This medication wouldn’t even be on the mood stabilizer map except for the fact that it […]
(updated 12/2014) [mwm-aal-display] Summary It’s an antidepresssant intervention at this point, not a mood stabilizer. It works, better […]
Here are two letters that basically say “exercise helps” even when depression is pretty bad and you might […]
Free? Then can it be worth much? Ah, that might depend on how hard you work. This is […]
At least 5 psychotherapy approaches for bipolar disorder have been been shown to be of benefit when added […]
Dawn simulators treat depression and improve sleep and energy by creating a virtual sunrise in your room.
Warning: Don’t do this on your own. There are risks, described below. But these risks are almost certainly […]
a dramatic example — yet missed, and worse Here is one woman’s account of cycling (used by permission). […]
Rapid treatment of depression without medications Summary: It treats depression in a day, but it’s not easy, and […]
Blue light penetrates water better than other wavelengths. Isn’t that pretty? It’s also important. This is most likely […]
Your eyes are for seeing the world, right? True; but they’re also used for one other thing: allowing […]
How the biological clock breaks down in bipolar disorder, and what you can do to fix it.
Here are some really remarkable graphs and pictures. I think they help illustrate that bipolar disorder is a […]
Why track your mood? This is not going to be easy (or tracking exercise, which might be even […]
A simple, natural way to fix one of the underlying causes of bipolar disorder. Here’s how dark therapy began, and where it is today.
Bottom line: go slow, much slower than you would have thought necessary; and of course, not without your […]