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Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

Even the best psychiatrists have set ideas about bipolar disorder that aren’t entirely accurate. Hear from the perspective of someone with the illness.

By John McManamy

Diet Tips to Help Manage Bipolar Disorder

Living with bipolar disorder? What you eat can actually affect your treatment — for better, or worse. Here are some tips to aid in managing bipolar disorder.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Gathering Friends and Relatives for Depression Support

Looking no further than our friend circles can show us where to start for depression support or if it’s time to find a support group or therapist instead.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Globe-Trotting with Bipolar Disorder

How to reduce relapse risk by properly planning for faraway travel.

By Jerry Kennard, Ph.D., CPsychol., AFBPsS

Drug for Bipolar Disorder May Reduce Self-Harm

The risk of self-injury and suicide is high in people with bipolar disorder. Lithium can help.

By Jeff Bauer

Mood Apps 101

Can your phone help monitor your mood?

By HealthAfter50