Mood and anxiety · Psychosis/Schizophrenia · Uncategorized

Schizoaffective Disorder

Perhaps your doctor diagnosed you (or someone you care about) with schizoaffective disorder.  Your first thought is, "Does that mean I have Schizophrenia?"  The second is typically, "I've never heard of schizoaffective disorder.  Is the doctor making things up?" The quick answers: No, you don't have Schizophrenia. No, your doctor isn't inventing the diagnosis.  Although… Continue reading Schizoaffective Disorder

Mood and anxiety · Uncategorized

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also called manic depressive disorder, is a mental illness that produces unusual extremes of emotion.  These mood states are severe enough to cause problems in the sufferer’s life.  Read on for more information. Does having mood swings mean you have bipolar disorder?  Not necessarily. We all have natural fluctuations in our mood.  There’ll… Continue reading Bipolar Disorder