Making the right connections: Dime-Meenan, P. This effect persisted, and in fact increased slightly, after controlling for levels of stress, community belonging, having a GP, and socio-demographic characteristics. The manic part of the illness can lead people to think and do all sorts of things which when they are more rational they would be astounded to learn. Finally, the scope of the problem also demands responses within the mental health care system to ensure that the mental health treatment needs of LGB are responded to appropriately e. For people in relationships, it is important to include partners in the process and keep the lines of communication open.
Quirky has commented on one of these. There is a pressing need for research into interventions for LGBT populations with severe mental illness as well as descriptive studies to inform efforts to reduce illness morbidity linked to discrimination. We compared patients by gender so that Bipolar males were compared to Comparison males, and Bipolar females were compared to Comparison females. Total was
There were no differences between the patient groups in percentages taking SSRI antidepressants, other antidepressants, anxiolytics, stimulants, sleep medications, and phosphodiesterase inhibitors.