Bipolar Disorder in the News

The articles featured below include news about or mention of bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder and as manic depression.

See also books about depression.

Mood swings of bipolar patients can be predicted

People who suffer from bipolar disorder are prone to extreme mood swings that take them from great emotional highs to the pits of depression. The cause of these mood swings is often attributed to t...

19 Apr '11

Research aims to slash waiting times for young people with mental illness

The impact of psychosis is widespread. It affects 3% of the UK population with 80% of cases occurring in people aged 16-30. Employment rates are particularly low within this group (4% - 12%) and 10...

03 Sep '10 | Mental Health | UK

Young Black women at increased risk of self-harm

Young, Black women are significantly more likely to self-harm than people from other ethnic groups, according to new research. And people from Black and minority ethnic groups are less likely to re...

01 Sep '10

New online tool helps mental capacity assessment (UK)

Practitioners working in health and social care will be able to improve the way they assess a person’s mental capacity using a new, free online resource launched by the Mental Health Foundation and...

25 Feb '10 | Mental Health | UK

Clearer laws on social care needed, according to MHF (UK)

Mental Health Foundation (UK) has said that a review of the legislation on social care is long overdue. Millions of people rely on social care every day and services need to be backed by legislatio...

24 Feb '10 | Social Care | UK

South Wales' first self-management course for those with long-term mental health issues

The Mental Health Foundation is holding South Wales’ first self-management training course for people with a long-term mental health diagnosis in the Canton area of Cardiff in Feb 2010. The course ...

03 Feb '10

Meditation must be available on the NHS, recommends Mental Health Foundation

The national UK charity, the Mental Health Foundation, has released a report calling for people who suffer repeated episodes of depression to be offered Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), ...

05 Jan '10 | Mental Health

Patients with schizophrenia at increased risk of metabolic syndrome

Patients suffering from schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses are twice as likely to suffer from metabolic syndrome as the general population, according to the results of a recent study p...

15 Feb '09

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