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Is It Bipolar or a Different Diagnosis?

The incorrect diagnosis of bipolar or calling someone bipolar when there is a different set of symptoms disrupts lives, says Julie A. Fast. Learn what bipolar disorder is and isn't.

By Julie A. Fast

10 Signs It's Time to Get Help for Depression

What’s the difference between passing sadness and clinical depression? Here are 10 red flags or symptoms of major depressive disorder that signal when to get help.

By Therese Borchard

10 Signs of Bipolar Disorder

We know the stereotypes of bipolar disorder. But are they accurate? Therese Borchard highlights 10 common red flags of bipolar disorder, including realistic examples.

By Therese Borchard

Tools for Diagnosing Schizophrenia

It can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia. Eileen Bailey discusses the different steps involved in the diagnostic process to ensure an accurate diagnosis.

By Eileen Bailey

Early Warning Signs of Schizophrenia

The earlier schizophrenia is treated the better the outcome. Here are some warning signs to look out for.

By Eileen Bailey

What are the Signs of DMDD in Children?

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder is often misdiagnosed as bipolar, ADHD, or another mood disorder. Find out what to look for and what to do if your child has DMDD.

By Julie A. Fast

New Smartphone App Could Lessen OCD Symptoms

Researchers have developed a smartphone app that could help people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) manage symptoms like excessive handwashing.

By Diane Domina

Are You Depressed? Check Your Facebook Feed

As it turns out, we're not so good at hiding our realities on social media. Researchers developed a new algorithm that can accurately predict future depression based on the types of words we use on Facebook.

By Karen Gaudette Brewer

Newly Diagnosed With Bipolar? Don’t Be Afraid!

The diagnosis of bipolar disorder can be terrifying. Charita Cole Brown pens a consoling letter to the newly diagnosed that there is hope and adventure with bipolar disorder.

By Charita Cole Brown

Why We Need to Talk About PMDD

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is considered a mental disorder — but should it be?

By Claire Gillespie