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Bipolar Disorder Awareness Articles



from the National Institute of Mental Health

Who is affected by bipolar disorder?
·         Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6% of the U.S. population age 18 and older every year.  (National Institute of Mental Health)
·         The median age of onset for bipolar disorder is 25 years (National Institute of Mental Health), although the illness can start in early childhood or as late as the 40’s and 50’s.
·         An equal number of men and women develop bipolar illness and it is found in all ages, races, ethnic groups and social classes.
·         Women and people with bipolar II disorder are significantly more likely to experience periods of rapid cycling than men with the same condition. (Damone, A. L., Joham, A. E., Loxton, D., Earnest, A., Teede, H. J., & Moran, L. J. (2018).


·  National Institute for Mental Health, NIH, Department of H&HS

·  National Alliance for Mental Health

·  Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

·  International Bipolar Foundation

·  American Psychology Association – publishes the DSM5 – Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (The Bible used by practitioners for diagnoses.)

· bipolar website publishes daily articles as well as bp magazine.

· another bipolar website that publishes daily articles as well.

·  online therapy group that has licensed psychologists. Chat online, text, e-mail, phone contact.


8 Best Quotes about Bipolar Disorder from Kay Redfield Jamison


5 Types of Narcissism and How to Recognize Each

from; Medically reviewed by Jeffrey Ditzell, DO — Written by Courtney Telloian on September 15, 2021

As a personality trait, narcissism can come in many forms and levels of severity. As a mental health condition, there’s only one diagnosis. 

Read more:  How Many Types of Narcissism are There? (



  1. Bipolar 101 – R. White / J. Preston

  2. Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder – J. Fast / J. Preston

  3. Bipolar Disorder for Dummies – C. Fink / J. Kraynak

  4. Getting it Done When You’re Depressed - 2nd ed.– J. Fast / J. Preston

  5. Welcome to the Jungle – H. Smith

  6. All the Bright Places – J. Niven

  7. Touched with Fire – K. Jamison

  8. An Unquiet Mind – K. Jamison

  9. Mindfulness for Bipolar Disorder – W. Marchand

  10. Cognitive Behavior Therapy – S. Watson

  11. Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder – J. Fast / J. Preston

  12. Wishful Drinking – C. Fisher

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