Before I add his text, I’d like to briefly tell you how I met Katekani. We went to the same university and studied in the same faculty, but we didn’t […]
Philippe hails from Grahamstown and manages his Facebook Page, Bipolar Disorder- a Path Taken. He has over 4000 likes and is strong becoming an online go-to point for day to […]
Greetings, Bipolar South Africans! Sanibonani, Molo, Hallo, Thobela, Dumela, Lumela, Abusheni, Sanibona, Avuwani, Salibonani, Hello! Friends, humans, bipolar South Africans (and their global groupies), lend me your ears. We are […]
Let me be the first to welcome you warmly to our community! I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2012 and since then, I have been coming to terms with […]
Bipolar disorder is characterized by dramatic or unusual mood swings between major depression and extreme elation, or mania. The mood swings can be mild or extreme. They can come on slowly or quickly, within hours to days. Bipolar disorder usually starts between 15 and 30 years of age. It’s more prevalent in those teens who have a family history of the mood disorder.
Like so many of the illnesses that cause human suffering, we have no cure for bipolar disorder. We are blessed with numerous treatments, but none of them represents a cure. […]
Despite the fact that more than one million South Africans have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, it is still a misunderstood and often stigmatised chronic illness. To raise awareness about […]
Take bipolar to nychiatrist INSTEAD of writing his first semester university exams, he went to various hospitals to get rid of the voices in his head. Kgotso Molefe, 19, was […]