What is Kleptomania? Is Part of Bipolar Disorder?

Kleptomania is an impulse control disorder that requires 5 criteria according to the Diagnostics and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th edition. 1. Recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal…

How Long Does Rapid Cycling Last? Switching vs Cycling

Bipolar disorder is considered to be in a rapid cycling state if you have more than four episodes of either depression or mania in one year. One study showed that…

Depression vs Low Grade Depression: The Differences You Should Know | MedCircle

Get access to our FREE depression video series: r The main type of depression we hear about is major depression / major depressive disorder. However, there are many types of…

The #1 Cause of Depression

In this video, author and depression counselor Douglas Bloch shares his experience of what he sees as the #1 cause of depression. To put it succinctly, people fall into depression…

440 | Bipolar and ADHD: A Personal Narrative with Kimberly McColl

In this episode, Eric is joined by Kimberly McColl, a recovering academic living in Nashville, which is where she was diagnosed with ADHD in February 2021. Kimberly was also diagnosed…

Three Signs Your Mania Is Coming (The Manic Prodrome)

What are the early signs that you’re getting ready to have a manic episode? These early signs are known as the prodrome. It is possible to spot early signs of…

What is Psychotic Depression?

Major depression is an illness where you can have a depressed or irritable mood and a number of other symptoms that affect your sleep, appetite, energy level, outlook on life…

5 Signs Someone Grew Up with Bipolar Disorder | MedCircle

Get access to hundreds of LIVE workshops with the MedCircle psychologists & psychiatrists: m You can watch the entire MedCircle series with Dr. Dom on growing up with bipolar disorder…

Bipolar Disorder vs ADHD: Are They Misdiagnosed? | MedCircle

Claim one week of free access to the MedCircle library for exclusive Live Classes like this one: e Bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, can sometimes look similar to…

Hypersexuality in Bipolar Disorder – Why Does It Happen?

Bipolar hypersexuality is a common symptom during the manic phase. The hypersexuality symptoms can look like having sex outside of an exclusive relationship, sex with multiple partners or sex with…