How to Help Someone With Bipolar
Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
May 17, 2019
Knowing how to help someone with bipolar can be difficult. The first step to successful help is understanding the disorder.

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Bipolar Anxiety

Are Bipolar and Anxiety Connected?

Although bipolar and anxiety disorder are separate conditions, they have a lot in common. Learn here about the bipolar anxiety connection.
by Angela Finlay and Lana Barhum on December 13, 2017
Video Bipolar And Memory Loss video

Bipolar and Memory Loss: What Can You Do to Help Your Memory?

Some people with bipolar may find they are having problems remembering important details. So what can you do to improve your memory? Find out here.
by Sammi Adams on October 27, 2017
Video Warning Signs of Mania

Warning Signs of Mania

With bipolar disorder, especially bipolar type 1, you will have a clear distinction between a full-blown manic episode and a depressed episode.
by Sammi Adams on April 27, 2017
Bipolar Memory Loss

When Bipolar Disorder Affects Our Memory

Instead of fighting our bipolar memory loss, we need to accept that it is part of our illness and something we need to manage.
by Fliss Baker on February 14, 2017
Bipolar Psychosis

When Bipolar Disorder Leads to Psychosis

Not everyone with bipolar disorder will experience bipolar psychosis, but some will experience the condition that leads to flawed perceptions of reality.
by Eric Patterson on January 24, 2017
Infographic bipolar and anxiety infographic

Easing Anxiety to Ease Bipolar

Many chronic illness sufferers experience anxiety. It could be a pre-existing condition, but in many cases it is due to their pain and stress.
by NewLifeOutlook Team on April 26, 2016
Dealing With Bipolar Disorder and Noise Sensitivity

Dealing With Bipolar Disorder and Noise Sensitivity

Our bodies can become so sensitive that any type or level of noise can become impossible to cope with. Learn more about bipolar disorder and noise here.
by Fliss Baker on February 16, 2016
Lesser-Known Symptoms of Bipolar

The Bipolar Symptoms You Might Not Realize Are Symptoms

Aside from defining traits of the disorder, there are many lesser-known symptoms of bipolar — some of which might seem to be completely unrelated.
by Kiki Woodham on September 1, 2015
Weight Gain

The Link Between Bipolar and Weight Gain

Aside from hair loss, or maybe those rare fatal rashes, I can deal with just about any side effect from my medication as long as it’s NOT weight gain.
by Kiki Woodham on April 8, 2015
Warning Signs of Depression

Warning Signs of Depression in Bipolar Disorder

There are many warning signs of depression in bipolar, some of which include (but are not limited to) the following symptoms.
by Becky Wicks on March 4, 2015