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#Bipolar Disorder

# bipolar-disorder - Monday 4 June, 2018

'I just didn't want to be in my world and I was so grateful for the option of going to St Pat's'

There is a good structure to the day in place and going there gave me reason to get out of bed every morning, writes Christina Broderick.

# bipolar-disorder - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Mariah Carey has shared her experience of suffering from bipolar disorder II Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey has shared her experience of suffering from bipolar disorder II

She told People Magazine that she was originally diagnosed in 2001.

# bipolar-disorder - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Suicide survivor Kevin Hines: 'Don't silence the pain. You can get past it, one day at a time'

Kevin Hines was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1998. Now, he travels the world sharing his inspirational story.

# bipolar-disorder - Sunday 15 May, 2016

Depression, bipolar and borderline personality disorder: A long road to diagnosis

TheJournal.ie speaks to three young people living with mental health conditions.

# bipolar-disorder - Sunday 5 April, 2015

What is it like to live with bipolar disorder?

Stigma and misinformation surrounding bipolar disorder is lessening, but many people still don’t understand the realities of the condition.

# bipolar-disorder - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Opinion: On the surface, I had accepted that I was bipolar – but I now realise I was in denial

Recovering from a psychotic episode takes time, hard work and support. However, the absolute hardest part for me was truly accepting that I have a mental illness.

# bipolar-disorder - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

'This is an article by someone with bipolar disorder... by someone just like you.'

There are normal people everywhere suffering every day from this disorder. You probably know some. You don’t think so? My friends didn’t think they did, either.

# bipolar-disorder - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Opinion: The reality of mental illness doesn't fit into a sanitised sound bite

Although clearly well-intentioned, the irony is that in order to reduce perceived stigma the media has given us a palatable portrayal of mental illness.

# bipolar-disorder - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Opinion: My husband refused to believe he had bipolar disorder, and denial destroyed him

I felt trapped at times and constantly grieved the loss of the person I once knew, the happy life we once had and the many dreams we once shared.

# bipolar-disorder - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Opinion: We chat, we laugh, and sometimes I cry. Talking is good.

I have bipolar disorder and have been assigned a nurse to talk with. I have kept one promise from the first day I went to visit her: no lies, none.

# bipolar-disorder - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Irishman's mood monitoring app wins US award

The app, MoodRhythm, allows users to chart their mood on their daily schedule to identify triggers.

# bipolar-disorder - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Column: Without love and support, I would be dead or broke or in the gutter

Living with undiagnosed bipolar disorder will bring you though dark times, but understanding from received from loved ones can give hope and stability, writes Ciaran Behan.

# bipolar-disorder - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sinéad O'Connor cancels tour Sinead O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor cancels tour

The singer has apologised to her fans, explaining she has been suffering from mental health problems and is following her doctor’s advice to not perform.

# bipolar-disorder - Friday 3 June, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fears over the spread of new forms of deadly MRSA and E.coli bugs; checkout worker takes Tesco to court over lottery row; and Stephen Fry’s suicide fears.

# bipolar-disorder - Thursday 21 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge There is 'no need to suffer silently': Catherine Zeta-Jones Catherine Zeta-Jones

There is 'no need to suffer silently': Catherine Zeta-Jones

The actress has spoken candidly about bipolar disorder and encouraged others to seek help, saying that there is “no shame” in a person admitting that they are suffering.