10 Singers Who Have Opened Up About Bipolar Disorder & Depression

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that affects roughly six million Americans—or 3% of our population. Also known as manic-depressive disorder or manic depression, the condition is characterized by dramatic shifts in mood and energy, swinging from low/depressive episodes to high/manic ones—cycling episodes that for many bipolar sufferers are so debilitating they interfere with…

Are You Addicted to Bodybuilding?

Addiction is a strange disease and it can be applied to so many things. The traditional definition of addiction involves chemical substances, but experts are increasingly recognizing behaviors as addictive. One of those is bodybuilding or strength training. Behavioral addictions are strongly correlated with mental illness, and some would say they are a subset. Bodybuilding…

How Agitated Depression Is Different From Typical Depression

There are many different forms of clinical depression, including agitated depression. Though the names and some of the symptoms may appear similar, it is important to distinguish between major depression, agitated depression and other clinical disorders because their treatments vary significantly. What Does Typical Depression Look Like? Depression is an exceedingly common condition that causes…