Understanding the real symptoms of bipolar disorder

Understanding the real symptoms of bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is much more common than the healthcare community has realized. Bipolar disorder is grossly misunderstood and misdiagnosed. When you read in the paper or hear in the news that someone, who has been known as a fairly normal person, suddenly – and without reason – went off the deep end and committed some bizarre act of crime, committed suicide or did some other irrational act, Bipolar I is generally at the root of...

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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Drug Abuse: Underlying Imbalance

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Drug Abuse: Underlying Imbalance

Yesterday, Feb. 2nd, the talented actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead of a heroine overdose. For years, Hoffman struggled with drug abuse …and for years, Hoffman struggled with depression symptoms. There are a staggering number of people with depression or bipolar disorders who abuse drugs – well over 50% in documented bipolarity cases alone. The fact that these people would be inclined to self medicate regardless of legal,...

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