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Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D.
(802) 654-7607
366 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
Business
Stone House Associates
Specialties
Psychiatry & Psychology, Assessment and Treatment Adults, Adolescents and Children Individual Psychotherapy Psychological Evaluations Anxiety, Depression, Life Transistions, Women's Issues, Parenting Concerns, Coping with Medical Issues
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Most.Cigna, MVP, BC/BS, Magellan, United Behavioral Health, CBA, United Health, Tricare, Medicaid, Medicare, First Health, Teamsters, One Health Plan, Aetna, Great-West, and many others.
Medicare Accepted: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: FAHC


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Thomas Ray Hoffman, MD
(406) 586-9092
68 Overlook Dr
S Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 2003

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Arthur Mark Warwick, MD
(802) 658-3090
11 Pheasant Way
South Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1970

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Ryan Patrick Peirson, MD
68 Overlook Dr
S Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 2002

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John Spencer Kamin, MD
20 W Canal St
Winooski, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1994

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Karen Preis, MD
(802) 864-7111
36 Timber Ln
S Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1970

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Betty Jo Morwood, MD
(802) 658-0886
35 Timber Ln
South Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1974

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David S Allan, MD
18 Hayes Ave
S Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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A Evan Eyler, MD
(802) 847-2700
106 Carrigan Dr
Burlington, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984

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Jeremiah E Dickerson, MD
20 W Canal St Apt 319
Winooski, VT
Specialties
Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Bipolar Disorder

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Bipolar Disorder

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What Is Bipolar Disorder?

Bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. People who have it experience dramatic mood swings. They may go from overly energetic, "high" and/or irritable, to sad and hopeless, and then back again. They often have normal moods in between. The up feeling is called mania. The down feeling is depression.

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness , is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. Different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide. But there is good news: bipolar disorder can be treated, and people with this illness can lead full and productive lives.

About 5.7 million American adults or about 2.6 percent of the population age 18 and older in any given year, have bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder typically develops in late adolescence or early adulthood. However, some people have their first symptoms during childhood, and some develop them late in life. It is often not recognized as an illness, and people may suffer for years before it is properly diagnosed and treated. Like diabetes or heart disease, bipolar disorder is a long-term illness that must be carefully managed throughout a person's life.

Signs and symptoms of mania (or a manic episode ):

Increased energy, activity, and restlessness

Excessively "high," overly good, euphoric mood

Extreme irritability

Racing thoughts and talking very fast, jumping from one idea to another

Distractibility, can't concentrate well

Little sleep needed

Unrealistic beliefs in one's abilities and powers

Poor judgment

Spending sprees

A lasting period of behavior that is different from usual

Increased sexual drive

Abuse of drugs, particularly cocaine, alcohol, and sleeping medications

Provocative, intrusive, or aggressive behavior

Denial that anything is wrong

A manic episode is diagnosed if elevated mood occurs with three or more of the other symptoms most of the day, nearly every day, for 1 week or longer. If the mood is irritable, four additional symptoms must be present.

Signs and symptoms of depression (or a depressive episode ):

Lasting sad, anxious, or empty mood

Feelings of hopelessness or pessimism

Feelings of guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness

Loss of interest or pleasure in activities once enjoyed, including sex

Decreased energy, a feeling of ...

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