Why track your mood? This is not going to be easy (or tracking exercise, which might be even […]
Can you ever get better? If you try enough different medications, might you find one combination that “really […]
(1/11/13) Summary: Here is the DSM-5 planning committee‘s discussion of whether to incorporate, somehow, a “spectrum” way of […]
Hagop S. Akiskal, MD Dr. Akiskal’s Essay on Evolution and Temperament Medscape, 2003. If you can access the […]
A reader forwarded the graph and the table below, inviting their inclusion. Although these are the work of […]
First, My Plain-er English Conclusion If you’re not a psychiatrist interested in this subject, this page is likely […]
Anxiety can be a symptom of bipolar disorder. This was recognized by the fellow who originally described bipolar […]
How depression, mania, and hyponmania can overlap in rapid cycling and anxious mixed states in bipolar disorder.
Voices, paranoia, delusions… psychotic symptoms can happen at very high rates in bipolar disorder, particularly during manic episodes.
A systematic look at bipolar diagnostic accuracing found that if you stick to the DSM-IV diagnostic rules, more […]
A “Unitary Approach” Cassano et al, AJP: mood spectrum not unipolar/bipolar Here is an important graph presented by […]
What does bipolar disorder feel like (after a few doses of an antidepressant) ? A Patient’s Testimonial (used […]
There is much more to learn. Here are some of the commonly asked questions. What kinds of depression […]
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