Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

I often have people ask me what it’s like to live with Bipolar Disorder; It’s hard to explain the feelings that accompany a catastrophic low or the euphoria that signals hypomania. In my opinion, the most realistic summary is written by Psychiatry Professor, Kay Redfield-Jamison, in her book ‘An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods …

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McAleese makes plea over suicide – Republic of Ireland, Local & National – Belfasttelegraph.co.uk. Once again, Mary McAleese reminds us that as outgoing President of the RoI, she’ll be a hard act to follow.  In this piece in the Belfast Telegraph, McAleese laments the toll that suicide has on families and society at large.  She …

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Since ‘going public’ via this blog, BBC Radio and various local newspapers about my life-long battle with depressive illness, I’ve been humbled and gratified by the positive messages I’ve received from many fellow-suffers.  Amy Ryan, a journalist with the Antrim Guardian, did a particularly good job in profiling my experience (I have reproduced the article …

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