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What is Bipolar Disorder?

2 months ago

On the list of “mental illnesses people misunderstand,” manic depression is right up there with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), both of which I have explained in previous posts. Since today is National Bipolar Day, let’s…

Grok Faith

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Gets Specific

1 year ago

[To close out Mental Health Awareness Month, we at GrokNation are proud to present guest writer and FoM (Friend of Mayim) Samantha Taylor – who previously wrote about the perks of being in a family of geeks – who shares her…

Grok Hollywood

Mayim Talks “Crazy” with Rachel Bloom

1 year ago

As most of you know, I don’t watch TV. But I do see billboards for TV shows, and there’s one show I was sure would bring down the fall of Western civilization, or something close to it. That show is…

Grok Parenting

“You’d Never Know”: Mothering Children with Mental Illness

1 year ago

(Since this was published on Friday, March 4, one of our readers translated it into Spanish as a reference for Spanish-speaking readers. Here’s the translated version. For more information about mental illness, visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI.org.)…