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Q. Hello my name is Nora. Years ago I was told I was bipolar and now am told I am suffering mood swings. Are not being bipolar and mood swings one of the same? This is my second time suffering depression and I have read that usually people do suffer two depressions in their life. Is this true? I was involved in an automobile accident way back in the 70's and had burr holes to relieve the pressure. I am now being told that it is common for people who suffer serious head injuries to have mood swings. True or false?

A. head trauma can alter personality, depends on the place of impact. there is a big difference between bipolar disorder and mood swings. although it look the same it's like walking vs. running, look the same but two very different states. and people can definitely experience acute depression once or twice in their life.

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PAT STANTON last night insisted Alan Stubbs will weed out any Hibs players still swinging the lead.
It was suggested that Darko was feigning results, trying to score badly and "swinging the lead".
There will be some people swinging the lead, but it is like MPs who claim to heat their stables or do their duck pond.
As a result any male patient with an ache or pain was guilty of "swinging the lead" until proven innocent.
Most people know of people on incapacity benefit who are "swinging the lead".
Now, I'm not naturally a suspicious bloke, but circumstances have made me think she might be swinging the lead a little.
However John Lamb, spokesman for Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, said such schemes still rely on employees "being fair with us rather than swinging the lead".
But on the other hand, we know loyal and hard-working employees don't like to see someone swinging the lead, and they want to see managers deal with it."
Now, unless I was out of the country when there was a flare-up of bubonic plague, this has to mean there are an awful lot of young people swinging the lead.
But hang on a minute: has Cabaye been swinging the lead, or is it convenient for Newcastle to leave him out because his head isn't right?
"It is not the case of someone who was swinging the lead and was caught out by going on TV.