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What’s a bipolar depression? Answer: it’s a mental illness

I’m not a doctor, but I know enough about bipolar disorder to know that it’s not a simple diagnosis.Bipolar depression is a serious mental illness that can affect an entire person’s life.I can assure you that bipolar disorder is not a single illness.BPD is a complex illness with many different components, and the symptoms that

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Books about depression: What to read to get help

If you’re struggling with depression, here are some books to read.1.A Thousand Plateaus by Elizabeth Bear, Penguin Random House title If you’ve never read a book about depression, you should probably get started.The book explores a range of topics including anxiety, coping mechanisms and coping with a mental illness.2.A Dangerous Place by Michael Chabon, Penguin

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‘We’re all in this together’ – The New York Times

By Peter GelderlohThe New York Time is reporting that the first two years of President Trump’s presidency are the darkest since the Great Depression.But the article doesn’t mention the term “post-traumatic stress disorder” and the title is misleading.The Times article refers to a study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress and uses the term