Physical Disease and Bipolar Disorder

Mood disorders are comorbid with many physical diseases. A team of researchers set out to determine which comorbidities, or co-occurring illnesses, seemed uniquely linked to psychiatric conditions such as bipolar disorder and major depression.


Exercise Induced Mania

Very few people with bipolar disorder get much physical activity.  78% are reported to lead sedentary lives.

For those who do exercise, little is known about the effect of exercise on this mood disorder. 


Reinforcing Stigma With Words

Do we perpetuate the stigma against those with mental illness by trying to normalize or speak more gently of mental disorders?

Language is powerful. The words we use to define things greatly influence how we feel about them.