Latest Bipolar Statistics
Posted in the Bipolar Disorder Forum
Since: Jul 11
San José, Costa Rica
#1 Jan 3, 2012
If you are bipolar you are definitely not along. There are 5.7 million reported cases in America alone. Who know how many unreported cases there are. For anyone interested here is a good article on the subject of bipolar disorder statistics.
#3 Jan 8, 2012
Did you know ?
An 84 - 94% Chance Your Child Will Incorrectly Be Determined to Have a Mental Illness !!!
One of the things TeenScreen fails to openly disclose is that the percent of false-positives for their pencil and paper screening "tool" - called the Columbia Suicide Screen (CSS)- is 84%, which means that the chances of your child walking away falsely labeled as "suicidal" or "mentally ill" is 84%! Click to view PDF document — see page 7. The Diagnostic Predictive Scales (DPS)- the computer screening version - has false-positives up to 94%(Lucas et al., 2001). Any screening program with that high a rate of false positives is for all intents and purposes useless. In a study involving ten high schools, the staff reported losing confidence in the screen due to the large number of false positives (Hallfors et al., 2006).
#4 Jan 8, 2012
real bipolar mania:
"Im am jesus" and beliving it and screaming in the streets like a REAL nut case !
Not credit card spending sprees ! be real
#5 Jan 17, 2012
Sorry to hear u embarassed yourself like that.when i was having my manic episode,i thought i was the late rapper 2Pac Shakur & was rapping loudly along the street & was convinced that people who had gathered around me were doing so to witness the resurrected 2Pac.of course i know now they were there to witness the behaviour of just another random delusional & crazy man.
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