Depression: More Than Just the Blues Lee Memorial Health System Depression is not a mood you can just get over. It’s a disease in which the brain stops registering pleasurable activities. Research has identified specific ages in a person’s life where they may be more susceptible to becoming depressed.
Treatment of Bipolar Disorder VideoMD Although Bipolar disorder is a lifelong disease, there is good medical therapy for this disease. The most common medication used for bipolar disorder is Lithium. Dr. Igor Galynker, a psychiatrist at Beth Israel Med. Ctr. in NY, discusses the treatment of Bipolar disorder.
Childhood Bipolar Disorder NIMH Bipolar Spectrum Disorder is rare among children. But for parents who may have concerns about their youngsters behavior, Dr. Ellen Leibenluft talks about possible warning signs. Dr. Leibenluft is Senior Investigator and Chief of the Bipolar Spectrum Disorder Section at the National Institute of Mental Health.