Bipolar Disorder Related Content

Video: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder

There’s no question that mood shifts are a part of life. We all experience what it’s like to go from being happy to feeling sad, and the other way around. But for the millions of people living with bipolar disorder (BD), these shifts can be intense, jarring swings between deeply depressive states...

Video: Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia – Diagnosis and Treatment

When it comes to recognizing and treating mental health conditions, bipolar disorder (BD) and schizophrenia often stand out as especially challenging. While BD tends to be characterized by intense mood swings, and schizophrenia is largely marked by psychosis, the two can share common symptoms. It’s...

Podcast: Recognizing and Treating Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Jeff talks to Dr. Kathryn Eve Lewandowski about both schizophrenia and the different types of bipolar disorder. Eve shares overviews on both disorders, tips for spotting their signs and seeking treatment, and answers audience questions about successfully supporting someone living with these...

Video: Recognizing and Treating Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia

Bipolar disorder (BD) and schizophrenia are two very distinct mental health challenges. While BD is characterized by intense mood swings between deeply depressive states and episodes of mania, schizophrenia is marked by psychosis that can include hallucinations, delusions, or disordered thoughts or...

Video: Deconstructing Stigma – Leslie

Leslie Chihuly, CEO of Chihuly Studios, wife of acclaimed artist Dale Chihuly, and a volunteer for McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma campaign, talks openly about her personal experience with mental illness. Read more about Leslie’s story . About Deconstructing Stigma Deconstructing Stigma: Changing...

Everything You Need To Know About Bipolar Disorder

We all experience shifts in our moods at times. However, some people feel changes in mood differently. For people with bipolar disorder, experiencing heightened emotions and depressive states are often so intense that they interfere with everyday life. Bipolar disorder (BD) is both common and...

Podcast: Navigating the Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder

Jeff talks to Kirsten Bolton about the specifics of bipolar disorder, its signs, and how it can be treated. Kirsten shares her insight on what signs of bipolar disorder can look like and how friends and family can approach helping a loved one exhibiting them. She also emphasizes how important it is...

PACT Extends Its Reach To Underserved Communities

McLean’s Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) strives to provide customized, person-centered care in the community. Serving people that primarily have chronic mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the program’s goal is to help people live fulfilling, independent lives...

Video: Lecture - Clinical Considerations in Bipolar Disorder

Presented by Dr. Allan Young, King’s College London – The Irene Jakab Lecture In this wide-ranging talk, Young looks at bipolar disorder from different perspectives. He discusses early descriptions of bipolar disorder and explains how patients were diagnosed and treated. Also, he explains how...