What is Bipolar Depression?

Do you have Bipolar disorder?  Identifying symptoms!James E. DelGenio LCPC Bipolar Disorder formerly known as manic depressive disorder is a mood disorder in which people may have mixed episodes of mania and depression. Check how many of the symptoms below describe you. __ Rapid mood fluctuations.      __ Negative rumination, (Negative thoughts seemingly on on repeat).__ Feeling high, euphoric …

How to become a good listener?

By: James E. DelGenio, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Be a good listener and improve your relationships. Poor CommunicationMany marital problems are rooted in poor communication. Effective communication between partners can be learned and developed. When communication is poor and feelings go unsaid or unaddressed, the couple feels disconnected, even resentful. Over time, this leaves them feeling distant. Resentment creates further …

What are relapse warning signs of depression?

By: James E. DelGenio MS, LCPCThe Family Institute at Northwestern University Relapse Warning Signs of reoccurring Depression Be aware of relapse warning signs and symptoms. When one is taking medication as prescribed by the doctor, symptoms are largely under control and the client is stable. The reappearance of certain symptoms is an indication that the medication may need to be …