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The Awesomer Side of Bipolar Disorder

When I was first diagnosed, I asked my psychologist why people with bipolar disorder hadn’t been culled out of the population through natural selection. To me it seemed that manic depressives are marked less fit for survival; if, as most in the psychiatric community agree, bipolar disorder has genetic roots, then those fortunate folks would

Faces of Bipolar Depression

My psychiatrist once told me that I don’t fully understand what it feels like to be content – that as an adult I likely had never experience pure, simple satisfaction – that it is a mental state almost completely foreign to me. On the contrary, this collection of bipolar faces shows hope amidst despair. Tragically,