This section offers a number of pieces reflecting Martin’s own experience of bipolar disorder (which used to be known as manic depression, MD).
Several of them were originally published in Pendulum, journal of MDF The Bipolar Organisation (formerly The Manic Depression Fellowship) which may be contacted through its website www.bipolaruk.org.
Memo to a Lithium Patient (December 1987)
How You Can Help a Friend Who is Manic (October 1992)
On Psychotherapy (December 1993)
How to Survive as a Manic Depressive (January 1994)
How to Make Manic Depression Work for You (May 1994)
On Counselling the Manic Depressive (July 1994)
Damage Limitation for Down Phases (May 1998)
Recovery from Breakdown (May 1999)