bipolar I disorder

Video Blog with Dr. Francesc Colom: Early warning signs in bipolar disorder

In the second of our videoblog series, Psychologist, Dr Francesc Colom from the Barcelona Bipolar Disorder Program talks about the importance of identifying early warning signs in avoiding relapse into manic and depressive episodes of bipolar disorder. He particularly focuses … Continued

Mike S: bipolar testimony

Name: Mike S. Country/location: Davao City, Philippines Age: 30 Diagnosis/diagnoses: bipolar I disorder. Onset of bipolar illness and date of diagnosis: 1998 Family/career:  I have been living with this diagnosis for almost ten years now. I am a very outgoing person. … Continued

Heidi: bipolar testimony

Name: Heidi Country/location: Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA. Age: 41 Diagnosis: Bipolar I disorder, diagnosed by my regular internal medicine specialist and confirmed by a psychiatrist. Onset of bipolar illness: In my teens. Approximate date of bipolar disorder diagnosis: Summer 2006, … Continued

Sharon: bipolar testimony

Name: Sharon Age: 34 Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Diagnoses: Bipolar I disorder Other Diagnoses:  chronic back pain Onset: Spring of 2006 (manic episode). Family/career: Living with my husband of 8 years; currently on sick leave. My Story Through my … Continued