New Article: Common Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
Summary: Bipolar disorder’s primary symptoms are unpredictable, severe mood swings. An individual suffering from the disorder experiences episodes that subject him/her to mood swings between severe mania and depression (most times with periods of normal moods in between). He/she may be more prone to mania or depression, or experience both extremes in equal frequency. This article enumerates the more prevalent symptoms of bipolar disorder and how to recognize them.
New Article: Traits of People with ADHD
Summary: How people with ADHD experience and interact with the world differently than other people.
New Article: Types And Symptoms Of Schizophrenia
Summary: Describes the difference between positive and negative symptoms, and between catatonic, paranoid, disorganized, undifferentiated, and residual schizophrenia.
New Article: Writing Past Fear: 10 Ways To Stop Worrying And Start Writing
Summary:Many people claim that they want to write. Most won't because of a giant monster called FEAR. It looms over individuals and paralyzes them. "What if I'm no good?" " What if I'm wasting my time?" "What if..." "What if..." "What if..." Fear creates these never-ending questions, but fortunately the beast can be conquered. It's conquered every day. Here are ten ways to get over fear and start writing.
Could a person with schizophrenia have such a mild version that he appears completely normal except in periods of high stress?0 comments Posted by Carolyn Kaufman | @CMKaufman at 1:20 PM
New Q&A: Could a person with schizophrenia have such a mild version that he appears completely normal except in periods of high stress?
Summary A:No to the first question and yes to the second.
First let's look at why schizophrenia doesn't really work -- and by the way, most movies and books default to schizophrenia without realizing these things below, which is why half the killers in fiction supposedly have it and yet have no symptoms of it! So it makes total sense that would sound like the right diagnosis if you didn't know the clinical info. Thumbs up for asking!
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New Article: 'I Can Write A Book In A Weekend,' And Five Other Annoying Things Beginners SaySummary: Since every literate person can write, most people think they can be writers. Interestingly enough, we all can speak quite well, but few of us would deem ourselves 'speakers.' However, this prevalent belief encourages beginners to say the oddest things that make professional writers want to cringe (or preferably strangle them with a thin wire). If you find yourself saying the following, please stop...