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5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear (part 3)

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What makes you happy? This week we finish up our 5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear (part 1), (part 2). Tracy is the author of ‘Brandon and the Bipolar Bear’ and has a total of five books to her credit. She finds happiness in helping parents with children living with mental disorders. Brandon and the Bipolar Bear has been nominated as a finalist for the Reader’s Choice Awards at About.com.
We can help make Tracy happy by voting once per day through March 8th: www.tinyurl.com/votebpbear When she wins, she will experience true JOY. Please, show your support for this special book as it approaches 10 years of helping kids with bipolar disorder! Now I will let Tracy tell you about all her books.
(If you would like to be part of my "5 Questions" leave a comment or contact me via Facebook and we will set up an interview.)
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5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear (part 2)

The Last 6 Mental health Humor Cartoons Copyright http://blogs.psychcentral.com/humor

We are continuing our conversation 5 Questions With Tracy Anglada and the Bipolar Bear with author, Tracy Anglada, who is a vocal advocate for Adolescent Bipolar Disorder. In our last post, we talked about the journey she has been on for the last 10 years. This journey began with her first book  Brandon and the Bipolar Bear. The book has been nominated as a finalist for the Reader’s Choice Awards at About.com in the category of Favorite Special-Needs Children's Book. You can help her by voting for the book at  www.tinyurl.com/votebpbear (voting ends March 8th).
Adolescent Bipolar Disorder for  too many professionals was a gray area when it came to diagnosing children.  There have been proponents on both sides of the fence. But 10 years ago if you brought up the subject of Adolescent Bipolar Disorder with a psychologist, it may have been dismissed or ignored based on how the psychologist felt about the issue. So, we pick up with Tracy Anglada about the subject on how the book has been received.
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Number 1: Depression is seriously depressing! But before we begin to fix anything, we must first make sure you're depressed.  You should watch for the "Signs Of Depression".
Title:   Signs Of Depression
Great, you've seen the signs.  Let's move on...Now what?
Number 2: You may want to seek professional help and talk to a therapist. There are "Depression Tests" that can help your doctor determine what type of action should be taken...
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