Bipolar Disorder News
How a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cooking
When David Leite was a young boy, his mother used to write notes all over a banana every morning and leave them at his seat at the breakfast table. She called him "banana head" for fun, he said, and every day, there would be a new message from her. “One end of the banana would say, ‘God bless,’ the
'Notes on a Banana' takes readers on coming-of-age journey
Review: David Leite takes reader on a coming-of-age journey in "Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression."
Oklahoma 'witch' gets life terms for terrorizing grandchild
An Oklahoma City woman accused of terrorizing her 7-year-old granddaughter while dressed as a witch has been sentenced to life in prison
10% Happier: David Leite, food writer, memoirist
In a live edition of the "10% Happier" podcast, ABC News' Dan Harris hosts a discussion with the author of "Notes on a Banana."
Attorney: 4 inmate deaths show need for better mental care
An attorney for the family of one of four convicts strangled in a prison cell says the killings cast a "bright light on just how bad it is to be a mentally ill inmate" in South Carolina
1st drug OK'd for movement disorder caused by certain meds
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat a neurological disorder that causes people to involuntarily move their face and body
The odd, awful downfall of the school librarian of the year
The downfall of a suburban dad and nationally recognized school librarian is as baffling as it is tragic
The awful, odd downfall of the school librarian of the year
The path that took Deven Black to his bloody death in a gritty homeless shelter was as baffling as it was tragic
Ricki Lake opens up on her ex-husband's battle with bipolar disorder
The actress and former talk show host spoke out in an interview with People magazine about her ex-husband's struggle with bipolar disorder and how it impacted their marriage.
Ricki Lake's ex-husband has died after struggle with bipolar disorder
Actress and former talk show host Ricki Lake has revealed that her ex-husband has died at age 45 after a lifelong battle with bipolar disorder . Lake shared the tragic news Tuesday by posting a photo of the two of them on Instagram , with the caption, "It is with a heavy heart that I share that my