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    The Doctor's Channel
    Joseph F Goldberg, MD posted:
    Hey Folks,

    Log on to The Doctor's Channel (internet TV) to see a darn snazzy discussion by yours truly of treatments and issues related to bipolar disorder: .

    - Dr. G.
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    snowyowl33 responded:
    Hey Doc, your a TV Star!!....actually it was very interesting, and informative. Thanks for the heads up re it...

    chasman12 responded:
    Great videos Doctor. Thank you.
    An_260369 responded:
    work in the field and have found your site helpful . i understand the medication we are prescribing is needed / necessary and life changing however , often the patient's translation of treatment often trumps , our best efforts.
    The stigma of the disease, side effects of meds often and as you said have patients discontinue treatment.
    It is a serious illness one correlated with suicide . A book i recommend for certain patients , is Kay Jamisen's , "an unquiet mind. " she writes beautifully , captures the illness as well as her personal struggle with medication compliance. ultimately she offers great wisdom .

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