Category Archives: History


When I was 16 I was hospitalized 3 times. First diagnosed Major Depression with Psychotic Features. I couldn’t get out of bed plus I was hearing things. 3 weeks on the ward. Second time no new diagnosis, but tried running … Continue reading

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History, Stigma, and The Village Idiot

Bipolar is one of the big guys, along with Schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder (once called Multiple Personality Disorder).  These three diagnoses are often confused by an average person, which is understandable. They can present, at times, in similar ways. … Continue reading

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