Bipolar disorder has become the accepted name given to the manifest inner conflicts of disturbed individuals. While there are questions and concerns over the diagnosis of bipolar disorder (manic-depressive illness) itself, there are special considerations that arise as a person’s beliefs are considered. The source of those beliefs also invariably comes into question. Aside from […]
Category: Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder is a fascinating concept that psychology and psychiatry subscribe to, and actively advertize. A lot of humans and Gods from the past can be subjected to a retrospective examination, and we can come to the safe conclusion that those ones very likely exhibited traits of bipolar disorder, a.k.a., manic-depression. The concept of bipolar disorder involves its own system of belief and a way of looking at thoughts, emotions, and actions.
If you have had even a minimal contact with books on psychology and psychiatry, it is impossible that you have not heard of bipolar disorder. It was previously known by a more sinister name, manic-depressive illness. The words, bipolar disorder, evoke a vivid imagery; manic-depressive illness is even more evocative! The idea of a person […]
“The health of the mind”: As easy as it is to say those words, it is endlessly a challenge to keep them. To keep a healthy mind is a challenge for so many reasons. It becomes a challenge due to the way we live our lives, the occupations of the modern man, the systemic injustices, physical […]
What is a myth? A myth is a traditional story consisting of events that are ostensibly historical, though often supernatural, explaining the origins of a cultural practice or natural phenomenon. The word “myth” is derived from the Greek word mythos (μῦθος), which simply means “story”. Mythology can refer either to the study of myths, or to a body or collection of myths. Myth can […]
It is amazing to consider, that a human being would willingly accept a label to define his entire existence. There are many labels in existence. People label themselves based on education, profession, family, country, or religion. With an expanding knowledge, each of those labels proves insufficient and incomprehensive. So, in order to identify oneself, an […]
Bipolar disorder has been understood through its manifested symptoms. Once it appeared consistently, clearly, and in bullet-form in books of psychology and psychiatry, beliefs about it also became more set. This is the power of books, or one might say, of advertizing. Bipolar disorder became a greatly advertized illness, and it gained social acceptability with […]