Posts Tagged ‘Bipolar Disorder’

  • Helping Teens Awareness Of Mental Illness-Mental Illness Week-TeenDrugRehabs

    Helping Teens Build Awareness Of Mental Illness

    Sep 30, 14 • 1728 Views • Featured, Mental IllnessComments Off on Helping Teens Build Awareness Of Mental Illness

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) engages the American public and encourages each of us to think more about mental health throughout the year. NAMI is dedicated to bringing awareness to the issue of mental health and providing help and resources...

  • Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans - TeenDrugRehabs

    Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans

    Sep 23, 14 • 1357 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on Impending Mental Disorders Predicted Via Brain Scans

    Depression and bipolar disorder are two mental health diagnoses that carry a strong genetic influence. While scientists do not fully understand the mix between genetic and other factors in the development of the two disorders, research has shown that...

  • Children Of Older Fathers Risk Mental Health Disorders - TeenDrugRehabs

    Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Sep 15, 14 • 1472 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Do Children Of Older Fathers Face Increased Risk For Mental Health Disorders?

    Women have long referred to their ticking biological clock, but men should also be paying attention to Father Time when it comes to fathering. Children whose father was older when they were conceived face some higher...

  • Bipolar Screening Tools Needed For Younger People - TeenDrugRehab.us

    Why Are Bipolar Screening Tools Needed For Younger People?

    Sep 1, 14 • 1357 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Why Are Bipolar Screening Tools Needed For Younger People?

    Bipolar disorder usually manifests during late adolescence. With the success of treatment dependent on early detection, accurate screening tools are vitally important. Yet current tools have been...

  • Identifying Mood Disorders and How To Find Treatment

    Identifying Mood Disorders And How To Find Treatment

    Mar 6, 14 • 1986 Views • Mental Illness, UncategorizedComments Off on Identifying Mood Disorders And How To Find Treatment

    Mood disorders include major depression, dysthymic disorder and bipolar disorder. As recently as just a couple of decades ago, experts believed that these occurred only in adults, but now we know that children, teens and young adults can be afflicted as well...

  • Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    Jan 1, 14 • 2062 Views • For the Parents, Mental HealthComments Off on Tips To Help Your Child With Bipolar Disorder Succeed In School

    It is coming to light that many of the children we thought had attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) actually are experiencing an early start with bipolar disorder. The two conditions can be hard to differentiate in beginning stages because they...

  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder In Teens With Bipolar DisorderMood Dysregulation Disorder In Teens With Bipolar Disorder

    New Disorder Found Among Some Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder

    Dec 25, 13 • 3208 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on New Disorder Found Among Some Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder

    The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health (DSM) has recently been revised and the newest edition, DSM-V, includes some new diagnoses.  One of the new diagnoses is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder or DMDD.  A study conducted by a professor...

  • Bipolar Disorder Rates In Teens And Adults' | Mental Disorders In Kids

    Bipolar Disorder Rates In Teens Nearly That Of Adults

    Nov 1, 13 • 3003 Views • Mental HealthComments Off on Bipolar Disorder Rates In Teens Nearly That Of Adults

    The teenage years can be a challenging time of transition. Physical and mental changes can cause a teen to feel as if their childhood has been abruptly ended, while they have been tossed into a phase that is no longer childhood, but without the perks of...

  • New Scrutiny of Childhood Bipolar Disorder

    Sep 3, 13 • 1435 Views • Mental IllnessComments Off on New Scrutiny of Childhood Bipolar Disorder

    The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has announced its acceptance of the final draft of the fifth revision of what many call its bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. This inches thick guidebook is used by mental health...