b'depression and frequent mood swings. He appears to have experienced bipolar disorder, which could explain not only his depression but also his spells of hectic creativity.THE STUDENT WHO IS DEALING WITH INTRUSIVE CONTACT (STALKING)Some young adults find themselves victimized by unwanted intrusive contact by others. These behaviors are sometimes of a harassing nature and may provoke fear and anxiety. In most situations, an individual is dealing with an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend, but others may become the targets of obsessive attention. The behaviors may include following the person (with or without the person knowing), secretly waiting for the person to arrive home, making inappropriate phone calls, obsessively communicating either directly or through friends of the victim and communicating with increasing frequency and intensity. In some cases, the behaviors can include threats and intimidation. In many cases, the behavior is just annoying (multiple phone calls during the day), but other times it can be frightening (a person suddenly appears in a window of the home). This behavior often is called stalking and many states have enacted anti-stalking laws to stop this type of harassment. It can be difficult to determine which cases will resolve quickly and which will not. Regardless, the victim of this intrusive attention can often become distracted, anxious, tense,Traumatic Experiences212'