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The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

The New Bipolar Planet Bookstore

The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

No More Pediatric Bipolar Disorder!

The DSM-V will be dropping the diagnosis of pediatric bipolar disorder. It took YEARS for the shrinks to admit that some children were experiencing psychotic manias from the stimulants given...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

Vagus Nerve & the Mind-Body Connection

The vagus nerve is a cranial nerve, a honking big nerve that runs from your skull, down your chest and into your abdomen. The punch-in-the-gut feeling of a jolt of adrenalin/the start of an ...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

HBO – Temple Grandin

HBO has made a movie about the life of Dr. Temple Grandin, author of "Thinking in Pictures," the autobiography of an autistic woman. Dr. Grandin is an expert in animal husbandry whose specia...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

Self-Righteousness

Self-Righteousness stems from mental illness, from boundary issues. If you don’t own it, stop trying to control it.
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

How to Save Money on Meds

If you usually traipse over to your local Rite Aid to get medications, you can easily save money. Number one is to get generics where available. Lamictal 200 mg 60 tablets $389.99 Lamotrigin...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

Bipolar Planet on Facebook

The Bipolar Planet has made it to the 21st century. Social Networking is all the rage, and though The Bipolar Planet has provided a private email list for over ten years and a web page for 1...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

AK-47, The Official Assault Weapon of the Mentally Ill

Gun Sales: Will The “Loophole” Close? In an interview with Leslie Stahl of 60 Minutes on April 12, 2009, Sen. Diane Feinstein (D) firmly equated mental illness with criminal insanity by repe...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

Into the Void Alexa Toolbar

I’ve been using the Alexa toolbar for several years because of the extra site information it provides. Click the picture to download your own copy. PLUS they finally got with the program and...
The Bipolar Planet® · 3M ago

Medication and Reduced IQ

The Maudsley Bipolar Disorder Project: the effect of medication, family history, and duration of illness on IQ and memory in bipolar I disorder. This article presents evidence that psych med...