Bipolar disorder

The highs and lows of bipolar disorders

Generally, emotions such as anger, disgust, joy, fear, surprise and sadness are experienced; they last for short periods, and occur typically in response to a particular situation. These emotions bring physiological changes such as raised heart rate or fast breathing and also some obvious changes in behaviour.

Psychological turmoil of the future

A new book by Anne Harrington called Mind Fixers Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness has started a dialogue in the world of biological psychiatry.