Bipolar Treatment and Doctors

Articles and blog posts relating to the treatment of bipolar disorder through doctors, psychologist, psychologist and therapists.

Blogs and Articles

My Experience in Finding the Right Psychiatrist

Lizzie
August 1, 2007

Respect is the one word you need to remember when searching for the right psychiatrist. By Lizzie   It can take awhile to find the right relationship with the right mental health-care provider. At long last, I think I have found my partner in my primary care physician who agreed to manage my bipolar disorder,...

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SoundOFF! Creating Your Wellness Team

bp Magazine Readers
November 8, 2006

Have you built a wellness team of people to support you in your recovery? We invite you to share your experience. Yes, I have a wellness team of people who are supporting me in my recovery. I have a psychologist, a therapist, and a case manager. I also have friends who have helped me greatly...

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Making the Most of Therapy

Julie A. Fast
May 29, 2006

The whole therapeutic process can seem daunting to someone newly-diagnosed with bipolar disorder, but we’re here to tell you the ins and outs of managing it By Julie Fast   I remember the week I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was sick and scared and had no idea how this diagnosis would change my life....

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The Many Colors of Bipolar Disorder

Stacie Z Berg
November 8, 2005

African Americans, Latinos, Asians, and American Indians may have their symptoms misunderstood due to cultural behaviors, leading to medication errors and misdiagnosis. By Stacie Z. Berg   Kevin W. grew up on military bases. At age 27, he found himself working in Newark, New Jersey, where he became increasingly depressed witnessing the hardships of life in...

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SOUNDOFF! Psychiatrists & Therapists

bp Magazine Readers
February 7, 2005

What do you like most about your psychiatrist or therapist, or what really bugs you the most?   What I like most about my psychiatrist and therapist is that they both take the time to really listen to what I tell them. They are very compassionate and supportive. They treat me as an individual whom...

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