Bipolar disorder is often put together with “classic” depression . Understandably so, because a persistent low mood is often a major part of bipolar disorder, and it is not uncommon for bipolar disorder to be misdiagnosed with unipolar depression. These periods are known as “mania” or “hypomania” (a milder form of mania), hence the previous […]

Anxiety is an umbrella term for a broad range of anxiety-related conditions, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety disorder (SAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and, until recently, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Anxiety disorders are one of the most common forms of mental illness in the United States, affecting 40 million adults in the US aged […]