This portion contains details on Marya’s eating disorder and may be triggering.
Madness: A Bipolar Life by Marya Hornbacher
(3) Depression – 1981… 854 more words
The preface of this book included a “Pocket Guide to ADHD”, which has a lot of useful information about the disease. All quoted material is written by Sari Solden. 1,141 more words
NOTE: This chapter discusses cutting and suicide. Trigger warning.
Madness: A Bipolar Life
Prologue: The Cut November 5, 1994
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“During manic episodes or mixed episodes – which are episodes where both the despair of depression and the insane agitation and impulsivity of mania are present at the same time, resulting in a state of rabid, uncontrollable energy coupled with racing, horrible thoughts – people are sometimes led to kill themselves just to still the thoughts.
When you are manic, it can feel like you are moving too fast. That can manifest through thoughts and actions as there are several aspects of bipolar disorder that involve moving at an accelerated pace – in particular racing thoughts, restlessness, hyperactive behavior and pressured speech. 902 more words