Today, March 30, is World Bipolar Day. A confession: I’m not much of a fan of world bipolar days. Every day for me is bipolar day. It’s not a choice, it’s just the way things are. Sample, for instance, the opening lines of a book on bipolar that I am working on:
It’s time... Read more
We are entering Holy Week in the Christian faith. This overlaps with Passover observances in the Hebrew faith. The two traditions tap into the universal theme of deliverance - from slavery to freedom, from darkness to light, from death to resurrection, from hell to transcendence.
What better reminder than our seasonal... Read more
I have been hard at work on a book on bipolar disorder. How this applies those of you with a diagnosis of major depression is simple - there is a fairly good chance that you are bipolar-waiting-to-happen.
Do I have your attention?
Goodwin and Jamison in the 2nd edition to Manic-Depressive... Read more
The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous, reads the provocative title to an article by author Gabrielle Glasser in the April Atlantic. The piece is attracting quite a bit of attention. Before we get into... Read more
I’m still hard at it, working on the first of a series of books on bipolar. The exercise has been especially useful for me in finding order and coherency to what is essentially a chaotic topic. Psychosis is a case in point.
We identify psychosis with hallucinations and delusional thinking. In some cases, we may see a... Read more