'Bipolar disorder sixth leading cause of disability in the world'

Bipolar disorder is a mental illness characterized by periods of depression and periods of elevated mood.

Top 6 celebrities who struggled with bipolar disorder – Check out

Top 6 celebrities who struggled with bipolar disorder – Check out

While these are just a few names, the list of Bipolar diagnosed celebrities is quite a long one.

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

I was suffering from bipolar disorder; it was scary, reveals Yo Yo Honey Singh

Yo Yo Honey Singh talked about suffering from bipolar disorder and alcoholism. 

Child abuse produces damaging effects in bipolar patients

One in every 25 adults is diagnosed with bipolar disorder at some point in their life.

Increased rage attacks are linked to smaller emotional brains

If you have an aggressive nature than you should know that Neuroimaging studies suggest that frontolimbic regions of the brain, structures that regulate emotions, play an important role in the biology of aggressive behaviour.

Inherited sleep, activity measures linked to bipolar disorder

In the first study of its kind, scientists have identified 13 inherited traits related to sleep, wake and activity cycles that are associated with severe bipolar disorder. Researchers also were able to tie the traits to specific chromosomes, providing important clues to the genetic nature of the disorder, as well as potential new avenues for prevention and treatment.

Crucial brain chemical made from human stem cells

Serotonin affects emotions, sleep, anxiety, depression, appetite, pulse and breathing. It also plays a role in serious psychiatric conditions like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression.

Key biological markers for psychotic disorders identified

Each participant went through a battery of tests designed to assess their cognitive abilities.

Bipolar disorder drug for adults also safe for kids

Bipolar disorder affects approximately one percent of teenagers and is one of the leading causes of disability in adolescence.

Psycho prisoners more likely to indulge in violent crimes

Ex-prisoners with common psychiatric disorders such as bipolar disorder and alcohol and drug abuse are more likely to commit a violent crime after release than other prisoners.

Common diabetic drug that can prevent hemorrhage identified

 A team of scientists has discovered a common diabetes drug that could prevent hemorrhage and fatal blood loss.

Depressed teenagers at greater heart disease risk

Major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder predispose youth to early cardiovascular disease.

Around 50 million suffer from common mental disorders: Govt

Around 50 million people suffer from common mental disorders like depression and anxiety, and more than 7,000 people committed suicide last year, government said Friday.

Schizophrenia risk may begin very early in life

 How one critical gene functions during the first week after a baby's birth may have bearing on his/her developing schizophrenia, reveals a new study.

Poor sleep causes negativity in women with bipolar disorder

Poor sleep is associated with negative mood in women with bipolar disorder, says a new study.

'Creative' people more prone to mental illness!

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Washington: If you have a 'creative' streak, you could be more susceptible to mental illnesses! Yes, according to a new study, a genetic link has been found between creativity and mental illness.

Brain develops differently in bipolar disorder

In adolescents with bipolar disorder, key areas of the brain that help regulate emotions develop differently, a new Yale study has found.

Demi Lovato was 'relieved' post bipolar disorder diagnosis

Demi Lovato was 'relieved' post bipolar disorder diagnosis

 Demi Lovato has revealed that she was very much relieved after being diagnose d with bipolar disorder.

Psychiatric drug compounds from healing plants

 American researchers have created certain chemical compounds that could lead to better therapies for people with psychiatric disorders from plant species traditionally used by healers in Nigeria to treat people with mental illness.

Depression does lead to fuzzy thinking

If you are depressed and feel that your thinking ability has become "fuzzy" or less sharp, you are right.