Bipolar disorder – the inner conflicts arising from trying to reconcile the Old and New Testament writings


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology

Reading Time: 12 minutesBipolar 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 […]

May 16, 2018

How the diagnosis of bipolar disorder keeps a person psychologically trapped?


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Individual, Psychology

Reading Time: 10 minutesIf 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 […]

May 12, 2018

How the medical myth of drug treatments has created a whole culture?


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Psychology, Society

Reading Time: 7 minutesWhat 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 […]

December 7, 2017

Man-made labels for social convenience and simplification


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder, Individual, Society

Reading Time: 6 minutesIt 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 […]

December 4, 2017

Why does Bipolar disorder mean different things to different people?


All Writings, Bipolar Disorder

Reading Time: 5 minutesBipolar 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 […]

November 28, 2017