Tag Archives: Mood

Dx: Depression Consequent to Fatigue


Dick Gottlieb, the social worker from Grand Rapids who engages people in empathetic therapy, and I, who have a diagnosis of type two bipolar disorder, have been having some conversations, most recently centered on what the heck is wrong with me … Continue reading

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And That’s How You Deal With Depression


The secret in overcoming depression is action.  The trigger that turns on depression is the perception of powerlessness.  Turning off the trigger is a matter of acting with power. When you are depressed then the chemicals in your brain become … Continue reading

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Depression and Power


I have just received a comment that is so outrageous that I’m interrupting everything else to respond.  The comment is:  “Effective treatment of bipolar disorder is often based on the combination of several elements including the following: PHARMACOTHERAPY.  The drugs are … Continue reading

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