:: REFERENCES 

From A Beginner’s Guide to Being Bipolar:

1 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): “Mental Health Facts”

2 Psychology Today: “Empathy vs. Sympathy” 

3 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): “What are the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder?”

4 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): Mental Health Statistics

5 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Bipolar Disorder and Treatment

6 Mayo Clinic: Bipolar Diagnosis and Treatment

7 National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH): “How is Bipolar Disorder Treated?”

8 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Support Groups

9 BPHope: Community

10 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

11 NAMI: “Mental Health by the Numbers”

12 National Institutes of Health (NIH): “The Underlying Neurobiology of Bipolar Disorder”

13 International Bipolar Foundation: “Study Finds Strong Link Between Childhood Adversity And Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis”

14 Wikipedia: Cognition

15 National Institutes of Health (NIH): “Cognitive Impairment in Bipolar Disorder: Treatment and Prevention Strategies” 

16 National Institutes of Health (NIH): “The Role of Dopamine in Bipolar Disorder”

17 Wikipedia: Dopamine

18 https://www.dbsalliance.org/wellness/wellness-toolbox/living-successfully-with-a-mood-disorder/

19 Medium: “How to Write a Powerful Mission Statement” (Hollie Arnett)

20 Harvard Medical School: “Rev up your Thinking Skills by Trying Something New”

21 International Bipolar Foundation: “Mood Tracking During Therapy”

22 BPHope.com: “Bipolar Disorder and Grappling with Obsessive Thinking” (Robin L. Flanigan) 

23 Healthline: “Hospitalization for Bipolar Disorder”

24 Wikipedia: Charles Darwin

25 Mayo Clinic: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 

26 Psychology Today: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

27 BPHope: “Who do you Need on Your Bipolar Care Team?” (Valerie Harvey)

28 International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF): “Five habits of highly successful individuals who also have bipolar disorder”

29 Wikipedia: Cognitive Skill

30 Mayo Clinic: Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis and Treatment

31 Merriam-Webster: Metacognition

32 Oxford Academic: “Let It Be: Mindful Acceptance Down-Regulates Pain and Negative Emotion”

33 University of South Florida: Handout, “DSM-5 Criteria: Bipolar Disorders”

34 National Institute on Mental Health (NIMH): Bipolar Disorder Statistics

35 Mayo Clinic: Bipolar Disorder Overview

36 National Institute of Health (NIH): “The Underlying Neurobiology of Bipolar Disorder”

37 National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH): “What are the Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder?”

38 PsychCentral.com: “5 Myths about Bipolar Disorder That Boost Stigma”

39 Science Daily: “Chemical Signature of Manic Depression [bipolar disorder] Discovered”

40 Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: “Brain Imaging Suggests Visual Processing Is Disrupted in People with Bipolar Disorder”

41 Psychology Today: “Empathy vs. Sympathy”