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Bipolar Awareness: The History of Bipolar Disorder and How Treatment Has Changed Today

Bipolar Awareness: The History of Bipolar Disorder and How Treatment Has Changed Today

“I was actually manic a lot of the times that I would take on workloads, and I would say, ‘Yes, I can do this.’ I was conquering the world, but then it would all come crashing down and I would be more depressed than ever.” — Demi Lovato Milestones in the study of bipolar disorder …

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Suicide and Bipolar – How to manage the risks

Suicide is the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. It is on the extreme point of the suicidal spectrum of suicidal thoughts and behaviours. This spectrum ranges from risk-taking personality to different degrees of suicidal acts and even complete suicide. It has been long debated upon that suicide is a sudden act of vulnerability, but on a deeper level of analysis, it is long-considered ideation based upon hopelessness and collective unfortunate circumstances