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    Reading Roundup: 5 Bipolar Bloggers

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    These bloggers have expert knowledge, advice, and reliable performance. I have Bipolar I Disorder, and in my quest to understand my diagnosis, I scoured the internet for information and people like me. I have been lucky enough to have found both, and I’d like to share with you my sources. The following are bloggers who have and continue to share their experiences. The Bipolar Battle John Poehler is an award-winning blogger, author, and mental health advocate. You can follow him on Twitter as BipolarBattle. Here are some of their articles: Dealing with the physical effects of long term medication use…

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    Bipolar Disorder is…

    When I wrote my last article, Tips on Living with Bipolar Disorder, I was not sure of the reaction. I’m a private person, and sharing this side of me took a lot of courage. It was well-received, and I’m grateful for that, but I saw people questioning their mental health and assuming that they could be “bipolar.” So, I want to follow up with a little information to help those that questioning their status. Remember that you should talk to a mental health professional before assuming you have a disorder. Signs & Symptoms Bipolar disorder looks different in everyone, and…

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    Bipolar disorder is 40 Jobs in 20 Years

    I have held 40 jobs in the past 20 years. I am told this is not unusual for someone struggling with mental illness like bipolar disorder. According to research, people who experience depression and cognitive dysfunction associated with bipolar disorder are more likely to have low job satisfaction, problems with being absent, and lower quality of work. Bipolar disorder and associated cognitive problems are linked to instability in employment. Job Background: I’m 37 years old. I got my first job in 2000; I was 16 years old. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2017. So, doing the math, 18…