Here is the latest and greatest news about bipolar disorder throughout the world. Of course this is not exhaustive but it’s a nice wrap up of a few important articles. I hope you enjoy the post and feel free to ask me questions in comments or via email.

The Unacknowledged Prejudice Against People Living With Mental Illness – James Norman (7/13/19)

There is widespread focus on racial, gender and wage, and LGBTQ+ rights/discrimination. However, in my opinion, little attention is given to the facts, conditions and prejudices faced by people with mental illness because of the policies and practices of federal/state agencies, public/private employers, as well as the population at large…

Saoirse Kennedy Hill once wrote about her depression. Patrick Kennedy wants you to read her words – Jason Hanna (8/3/19)

Former US Rep. Patrick Kennedy left office years ago to focus on battling a drug addiction and bipolar disorder. Now, after his relative Saoirse Kennedy Hill died this week, he’s praising her for…

9 Taboo Manifestations of Bipolar Disorder – Cherie Davies (8/2/19)

For me, bipolar is a dense demon to diminish. Although people experience it differently, this symptom showcases the complex nature of bipolar. It can be pretty hard to come to terms with, especially with mental illness being such a taboo subject…

Strategies to help prevent infanticide, suicide in postpartum psychosis – Luykx JJ, et al. JAMA Psychiatry. (7/31/19)

For the prevention of infanticide and suicide in the postpartum period, experts wrote that inpatient care — preferably at a mother-infant unit — is vital to guarantee safety, complete the diagnostic evaluation and initiate treatment…

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