Category Archives: Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder: Some Descriptions

I didn’t know what Bipolar Disorder was until 1996, when a friend was diagnosed. Looking back, though, I knew several bipolar people during college, at work, and among my larger group of acquaintances. I doubt I was alone in my … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder and Creativity

Robin Williams’ suicide has led to a greater public discussion of Bipolar Disorder. This mental illness, which affects 2.4% of the worldwide population, includes many of the most intelligent and creative people in their societies. Last week I promised I … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder: Resources & Reading

Robin Williams’ suicide has brought an outpouring of sorrow and affection for the man and also an abundance of articles–some accurate, some not—about Bipolar Disorder (BPD). A reliable source for information and resources for BPD and other mental disorders is … Continue reading

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RIP, Robin Williams

Since the reports of Robin Williams’suicide, the media is full of tributes to and diagnoses of his extraordinary talents as well as his demons. For people who want to learn more about Williams’ Bipolar Disorder, today’s article on Psych Central … Continue reading

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Critics Praise Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate’s Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is often distorted in fiction and it was difficult to write about without melodrama. Here’s what some of the most recent reviews said about the novel: Popik’s Rich Debut Raises Awareness to Bipolar Disorder “…Kiss Me Over the … Continue reading

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