Living with Bipolar Disorder. Surviving through Art.

February 7, 2011 Holly Gray

carolyn-gabbAfter a hospital mistake left her totally disabled for six months, Dr. Carolyn Gabb struggled harder than ever to cope with bipolar symptoms. Though she’s since recovered enough to resume her work as an artist, living with bipolar disorder isn’t easy. “Art is a way of coping, and living an enriched life,” she says.

Dr. Gabb discusses what it’s like living with bipolar disorder and how art helps her cope with bipolar symptoms on this week’s edition of the HealthyPlace Mental Health Radio Show.

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APA Reference
Gray, H. (2011, February 7). Living with Bipolar Disorder. Surviving through Art., HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 24 from

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