Tag Archives: Bipolar spectrum

The unfashionable truth

In the Daily Mail today UCL’s Dr Joanna Moncrieff warns that bipolar has become a “fashionable” mental health diagnosis, partly because of its apparent link with celebrity. “Once considered rare and seriously disabling,” Moncrieff frets, “bipolar disorder has been transformed … Continue reading

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Installing Bipolar v1.5

When I was (re)diagnosed as bipolar last May, initially, that was quite big enough for me to digest. But as the months went by, and I talked to more and more bipolar people online, one further question kept recurring: was … Continue reading

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