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Friday, January 7, 2011

Beware Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is not a mental disorder that is only prevalent among common people. A number of famous personalities with above average creativity and extra-ordinary skills are often seen to become preys to this disorder.

Famous writers

  • Leo Tolstoy
  • Charles Dickens
  • Kenneth Graham;

Actors and Actresses
  • Drew Carey
  • Jim Carrey
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Kevin McDonald

Musicians and composers
  • Charles Ives
  • Anton Bruckner
  • Alexander Scriagbin
  • Charles Parker ,
  • andStephen Foster

have been diagnosed with bipolar depression in their lifetime. It must have been difficult for all these popular men and women to cope with the symptoms of manic depression. But they have successfully overcome their problems and stood apart as supreme individuals. This gives us the hope and assurance that people with manic depression can be treated and they can live their lives successfully.

If you or any one you know is suffering from this severe form of mental illness then you should try to find a reliable therapist for treatment. You can also participate in a Bipolar Forum on numerous mental health service and therapy related websites. You can share your experiences and success stories with others by participating in the popular Bipolar Forums.

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