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Manic Depression, Bipolar


Synonyms of Manic Depression, Bipolar
  • Bipolar Disorder, Depressed
  • Bipolar Disorder, Manic
  • Bipolar Disorder, Manic Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder, Mixed
  • BMD
  • Manic Depression
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Manic Depressive Illness
  • Manic Depressive Psychosis

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Bipolar Manic Depression is a mental illness in which intense mood swings occur, usually with remissions and recurrences. Depressive symptoms may be most common and can last at least a full day and perhaps several weeks or longer. Manic symptoms may involve hyperactivity and feelings of invincibility, happiness and restlessness.



    Organizations related to Manic Depression, Bipolar
    • Bipolar Disorders Information Center
      Web Site on the Internet
      None None None
      Phone #: --
      800 #: --
      e-mail: webmaster@mhsource.com
      Home page: http://www.mhsource.com/bipolar
    • Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)
      1000 Skokie Blvd
      Wilmette IL 60091
      Phone #: 947-920-9310
      800 #: --
      e-mail: CABF@bpkids.org
      Home page: http://www.bpkids.org
    • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
      730 North Franklin Street
      Chicago IL 60610-7224
      Phone #: 312-642-0049
      800 #: 800-826-3632
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: http://www.dbsalliance.org/
    • Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
      2330 West Joppa Road
      Lutherville MD 21093-4605
      Phone #: 410-955-4647
      800 #: --
      e-mail: drada@jhmi.edu
      Home page: http://www.drada.org
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
      6001 Executive Blvd
      Rockville MD 20892-9663
      Phone #: 301-443-4513
      800 #: --
      e-mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
    • NIH/National Institute of Mental Health (Depression Hotline)
      None
      None None None
      Phone #: --
      800 #: 800-421-4211
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: N/A
    • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
      Colonial Place Three
      Arlington VA 22201-3042
      Phone #: 703-524-7600
      800 #: 800-999-6264
      e-mail: membership@nami.org
      Home page: http://www.nami.org
    • National Mental Health Association
      2001 North Beauregard Street
      Alexandria VA 22311
      Phone #: 703-684-7722
      800 #: 800-969-6642
      e-mail: infoctr@nmha.org
      Home page: http://www.nmha.org
    • National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse
      1211 Chestnut Street
      Philadelphia PA 19107-6312
      Phone #: 215-751-1810
      800 #: 800-553-4539
      e-mail: info@mhselfhelp.org
      Home page: http://www.mhselfhelp.org
    • New Horizons Un-Limited, Inc.
      811 East Wisconsin Ave
      Milwaukee WI 53202
      Phone #: 414-299-0124
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: horizons@new-horizons.org
      Home page: http://www.new-horizons.org
    • PHP - Parents Helping Parents, Inc.
      3041 Olcott Street
      Santa Clara CA 95054-3222
      Phone #: 408-727-5775
      800 #: 866-747-4040
      e-mail: info@php.com
      Home page: http://www.php.com



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