Our journey started in early childhood with the misdiagnosis of ADD and multiple delays in development; walking, toilet training, speech and behavioral problems.Details
Extreme paranoia, violent irritability that held the possibility of putting myself and others in harms way, unbearable mood swings, unreliable sleep patterns, nightmares that haunted my days, and the inability to become calm or relaxed.
Ever since I was young I have been tortured with mental instability that has in every way possible hindered my growth from becoming a pleasant, content, young adult.Details
For the first time in my life I react to things in a measured, balanced manner. I feel like I’m moving along with life, not constantly over-reacting to it….and I see life for the first time….
I’m a 37 year old male who, for as long as I can remember, has lived with:
- constant racing thoughts
- random but frequent disturbing thoughts
- unpredictable emotional reactions and outbursts to everything and anything
This video presents the cases of three individuals diagnosed with a newly defined subtype of pediatric bipolar disorder, Fear of Harm, and illustrates the effectiveness of treatment with ketamine.
She jokes, smiles, laughs…. We no longer have to walk on eggshells every moment of the day.Details
B.L. is 25 years old, and has lived a life characterized by very high anxiety, frequent meltdowns—often with aggression, and highly oppositional behavior. He has been irritable, impatient and demanding, refusing to comply with rules and insubordinate of authority. He has always been very egocentric and seemed incapable of considering the needs of others. He…Details
Dr. Papolos received an invitation to be interviewed for a segment on NPR’s Weekend Edition on childhood bipolar disorder that will air Sunday 4/24/2016 at 9:00am. The subject is being showcased because of a recent Tedx talk given by 16 y.o Eric Walton, the son of Liza Long, who published an article, “I am Adam Lanza’s Mother” several days after the Sandy Hook killings.Details