Manic Depression


Dating With Bipolar Can Be an Exhausting Cycle of Intensity and Bailing

Here's how to not let it get in the way of your relationships.


Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone with Bipolar Disorder

"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression as if it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."


I Lost My Mind at Age 16

An excerpt from author Jaime Lowe's new book 'MENTAL: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind.'


Scenes from My Time in a Psychiatric Hospital

After a series of manic episodes, I was admitted to the Centre Hospitalier de Saint-Anne in Paris. That's where I met a nymphomaniac, a medium, and the reincarnation of Christ.


How Stand-Up Comedy Puts My Bipolar Brain at Ease

Stand-up is basically an acceptable form of public self-harm. As someone who thinks a lot about self harm, it's one place I feel accepted.


The Glorious Highs and Dismal Lows of Life Without My Bipolar Meds

A manic episode is like a frenzied bukakke party in my head, and I'm all the participants at once.


Human Connection and Shitting in Churches: The Moving, Surreal Comedy of Kim Noble

We spoke to the British performer about his new show, in which he pretends to be a woman online to catfish truck drivers and drills a hole in his wall to record the sound of his neighbors having sex.