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arrow The bipolar express

A glimpse into a few lives lived between the extremes of elation and depression reveal the simple yet often dismissed truth about bipolar disease: that it is still possible to live on, and live well.
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arrow Trauma and stress

STRESS is part and parcel of life. The situations that lead to stress are varied, eg sitting for or failing examinations, separation or divorce, etc. Most people develop mechanisms to cope with such upsetting situations. With the passage of time, the stressful situation fades away.
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arrow For doctors and caregivers

Malaysia will be playing host for the first time to a regional conference on Alzheimer's disease. A DAY in the life of a caregiver for a patient with Alzheimer's disease has been said to last 36 hours.
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arrow Income loss linked to risk of mental disorders

(Reuters Health) - People with a recent drop in income are more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety disorders, and drug abuse, according to a new study. The researchers also found that people in the lowest income brackets had higher overall rates of attempted suicide, mood and personality disorders than those with the highest income.
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arrow Depression: Coping With Anxiety Symptoms

Depression and anxiety might seem like opposites, but they often go together. More than half of the people diagnosed with depression also have anxiety. Either condition can be disabling on its own. Together, depression and anxiety can be especially hard to live with, hard to diagnose, and hard to treat.
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arrow Untreated Depression

Untreated clinical depression is a serious problem. Untreated depression increases the chance of risky behaviors such as drug or alcohol addiction. It also can ruin relationships, cause problems at work, make it difficult to overcome serious illnesses, and even result in.
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