Bipolar disorder

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That way madness lies: why the obsession about diagnosing Robert Schumann?
The Romantic composer died in an asylum in 1856, since when musicians, doctors - and even the Nazis – have sought to name the illness that brought his early death. It tells us as much as about the story of modern psychiatry as it does about the man and his music.

Phil Hebblethwaite

17, Sep, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Sheila Woodland obituary
Other lives: Co-founder in 1983 of the group that grew into BipolarUK

Victor Keegan

14, Jun, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Top 10 books about depression | Alex Riley
From Robert Burton’s 17th-century Anatomy of Melancholy to new insights from Ed Bullmore, these are welcome guides to one of the loneliest experiences

Alex Riley

19, May, 2021 @10:38 AM

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My father couldn't give me a stable home, but he built me an exquisite dolls' house
Dad was an alcoholic, and violent and destructive with it. But when I was nine, he painstakingly created a thing of beauty, which I have kept to this day

Kate Mascarenhas

12, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Study links Van Gogh's delirium to alcohol withdrawal
Artist reported ‘unbearable hallucinations’ in the period after he cut off his ear

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

03, Nov, 2020 @2:01 PM

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Celebrity train wrecks fascinate and appal. But could they be our fault?
From Charlie Sheen to Kanye West, watching a star in meltdown shouldn’t be a spectator sport

Hadley Freeman

01, Aug, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Felicity Bryan obituary
Dynamic literary agent with an extraordinary gift for nurturing new talent

Liz Thomson

22, Jun, 2020 @2:15 PM

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'My heart jumps when a patient misses a session': the Brazilian students helping prevent suicide
More than 1,500 people at high risk of suicide have been supported by an innovative mental health programme

Sarah Johnson

19, Jun, 2020 @8:05 AM

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Kayleigh Llewellyn on In My Skin: ‘I lived in fear of kids finding out about mum’
The TV drama’s creator was surviving on charity. Then she turned her troubled Cardiff childhood into a rollercoaster ride through school crushes, sexuality – and bipolar disorder

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

29, Mar, 2020 @3:00 PM

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William Burke obituary
Other lives: Distinguished gallerist and collector

Judy Adam

18, Mar, 2020 @5:44 PM

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I planned to kill myself at 27 – now I’m 28. Here’s what happened | Ben Smoke
I used to think my bipolar disorder meant I had to suffer, like the ‘tortured geniuses’ Kurt Cobain and Van Gogh, says Ben Smoke

Ben Smoke

15, May, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Ensuring a good standard of therapy | Letters
Letters: The three leading regulatory bodies for the counselling and psychotherapy profession have created a new competence framework as a response to the mental health crisis

Letters

30, Nov, 2018 @4:08 PM

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