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#Bipolar

# bipolar - Sunday 6 October, 2019

'Depression in pregnancy is common - it's a condition, not a weakness'

Depression occurs in 10 to 15% of pregnant women but it’s often misdiagnosed.

# bipolar - 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 - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

15-year-old speaks about bipolar Dad's suicide: "I don't want other kids to feel alone"

Aisling Carthy said living with her Dad could be very tense but that she has some great memories of times they spent together.

# bipolar - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Could depression soon be diagnosed through a blood test?

A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.

# bipolar - 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 - 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 - 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 - Friday 10 May, 2013

Delays of up to 10 years in diagnosing bipolar disorder

New evidence suggests that many people diagnosed with depression may actually live with bipolar disorder, a misdiagnosis that can be a major problem.

# bipolar - Friday 3 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Stephen Fry frankly discusses his bipolar disorder Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry frankly discusses his bipolar disorder

In an intimate interview, the broadcaster has discussed his former addiction to cocaine and how his mental illness has led him to consider taking his own life.