Ben Michaelis Contributor

Dr. Michaelis is a clinical and media psychologist in New York City.

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Signs Your Mood Swings Are Actually Bipolar Disorder

Manic episodes may not be as obvious as advertised.

How Doctors Diagnose Bipolar Disorder (and Why It’s So Tricky)

Challenge #1: Manic symptoms can feel kinda good.

Bipolar I vs. Bipolar II: What’s the Difference?

It may take loved ones to recognize the symptoms.

Bipolar Disorder vs. Depression: What’s the Difference?

These mood disorders are similar, but a key symptom sets them apart.

Here’s What You Should Know About Treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Weighed down by anxiety? Treatment can free you.

Clear Signs You’re Dealing with Borderline Personality Disorder

You may not be sure how they feel about you, for starters.

Treating Depression: What Psychiatrists and Psychologists Want You to Know

Treating depression is not a one-size-fits-all approach.

9 Depression Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

If these red flags last more than two weeks, see a doctor.

Signs of a Mental Health Disorder You Might Be Ignoring

Most disorders don’t show up out of the blue.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Key Facts You Need to Know

OCD isn’t just liking things labeled or washing your hands often.

What Is Bipolar Disorder? What Psychiatrists Want You to Know

Treatment can be lifesaving for this complicated mental illness.

Postpartum Depression: How to Recognize the Signs

Here’s what to do if you’re struggling to adjust.

Seasonal Affective Disorder: 7 Signs to Look For

Leaving this untreated can lead to more chronic conditions.

Understanding Personality Disorders: 6 Types to Know About

Some personality traits may interfere with your daily life.