All Posts Tagged With: "Manic-depression"
The attacks of the black brain start with losing something. Usually it is my keys or my wallet, but it could be anything misplaced or forgotten: a passport, a phone, a book or just a place I can’t find. I feel stupid and frustrated. I will tear up my household looking for the lost items, [...]25May2010 | carlton | 0 comments | Continued
Grandiosity is a symptom of Bipolar Disorder. When manic I get very grandiose. I think I am better than I am. I liken myself to the great Leonardo Da Vinci. He like me was a writer, artist, and architect; and some say he was bipolar also. Maybe that is why he was so slow in [...]1Apr2010 | carlton | 0 comments | Continued
Carl Bipolar Success Story 3-11-10 On February 26th, Carlton Davis was interviewed by David Oliver. The interview is attached. Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on Facebookshare via RedditShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this post11Mar2010 | carlton | 0 comments | Continued
There are many drugs today advertised on TV for mental health issues: Cymbalta for depression, Abilify for Bipolar Disorder, and now Seroquel for Bipolar Depression. Have you seen the advertisement from AstraZeneca? People who are bipolar depressed are shown semi-dissolved into their backgrounds. A woman standing in front of a theatre marquee is half transparent [...]24Dec2009 | carlton | 26 comments | Continued
Sometimes I forget how serious an illness Bipolar Disorder is. My life has been going well the past five years. No major attacks of mania. No racing thoughts. No grandiosity. No horrible depressions. No trips to the hospital for “tune-ups.” When I was first in recovery those “tune-up” visits were a regular occurrence when the [...]5Dec2009 | carlton | 0 comments | Continued
Many manic-depressive people refuse to take medication because it kills their highs and dulls their lows. The high of mania is a wonderful experience, but it tends to be forgotten that the exploration of the dark passages of the mind can be an equally memorable experience. In the high, you are full of energy and [...]16Jun2009 | carlton | 8 comments | Continued