Bipolar disorder

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‘A visceral experience of psychosis’: why one artist spent three years painting bipolar disorder
Creativity has been Matt Ottley’s salvation – but for the artist, composer and children’s book author, it has come at a terrible price

Susan Chenery

08, Jun, 2022 @2:00 AM

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MoMA stabbing: police search for suspect as he complains on Facebook
The alleged perpetrator also wrote on the New York Post’s site that his victims were ‘in on the backstabbing’

Gloria Oladipo in New York

14, Mar, 2022 @3:50 PM

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Keith Earls: ‘Hank started to take over. I got to a stage where I hated rugby’
The Ireland and Munster wing has opened up about his bipolar disorder in a book almost as remarkable as the rugby career he has managed to forge while living with it

Donald McRae

25, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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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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