Tag Archives: Manic Depression

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: 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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Mania and Me

Since Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate was published, readers have asked me if I know about mania from personal experience. The answer is, “yes,” but the novel is not my family’s life story. My experience with mania comes from … Continue reading

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