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Thursday | Medical News

'Soft' bipolar spectrum disorders differ from depression

The neurocognitive function of patients with major depression who fall into the "soft" bipolar spectrum resembles that of patients with bipolar II disorder rather than those with unipolar depression, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 30, 2014

International Business Times

Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas Happy to be Alive and Together

Catherine Zeta-Jones claims she was a mess after her husband was diagnosed with cancer.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Medicine, Health

Medical News

Depressive bipolar patients have highest post-discharge suicide risk

Patients hospitalised with bipolar disorder are at the greatest risk of suicide immediately after discharge, and the rate at which the risk declines depends on the illness phase, Finnish researchers report.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Europe, Finland, World News, Depression

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Newswise

UNC Researchers Pinpoint Protein Hub Necessary for Proper Brain Development

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine have found that the protein glycogen synthase kinase-3, or GSK-3, is crucial for proper brain development early in life, a surprising finding considering that drug companies are searching for ways to limit the protein's function to treat conditions such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Alzheimer's

Examiner.com

Do You Know the Difference Between Unipolar & Bipolar Depression?

Bipolar disorder depression and Unipolar disorder depression may seem to be similar in a number of ways.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine, Genetics

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CiteULike

Randomized placebo-controlled adjunctive study of an extract of...

Cognitive impairments contribute significantly to inadequate functional recovery following illness episodes in bipolar disorder, yet data on treatment interventions are sparse.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CiteULike

Post-discharge suicides of inpatients with bipolar disorder in Finland.

Suicide risk in psychiatric inpatients is known to be remarkably high after discharge.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Depression

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Psychology Today

Ele-mental Health

One need only look at the first several rows periodic table to find some elements essential to good mental health.

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Related Topix: Zinc, Supplement, Depression, Health, Medicine, El Paso, TX, Iron

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Medical News

Earlier treatment better for bipolar patients

Patients with bipolar disorder are more likely to respond to lithium if the treatment is started early in the course of the condition, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, World News, Denmark,

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Medical News

Impulse control predicts euthymia in bipolar disorder

Patients with bipolar disorder who have good trait impulse control are likely to respond better to treatment than those with poor impulse control, say researchers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Drugs

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Boston.com

Broad Institute receives $650 million mental research gift

The Broad Institute, a biomedical research juggernaut in Cambridge, has received the biggest gift worldwide for psychiatric research, a $650 million commitment that will help scientists unravel the genetic underpinnings of diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder and begin to develop better treatments.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CiteULike

Family-based exome-sequencing approach identifies rare susceptibility ...

Genome / National Research Council Canada = Genome / Conseil national de recherches Canada , Vol.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Natural Hair care Tips

Keeping your hair in shape can be a task. From split ends to brittle strands, it can be overwhelming, but you don't have to spend big on hair care products; there are a few natural methods you can try right from your home.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Psychology Today

Autism and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in childhood is often incorrectly based on the symptom of severe irritability alone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aggression, Lithium (generic), Eskalith, Lithobid, Depakote, Valproic Acid (generic)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Mail & Guardian

'I won the battle to beat bipolar'

It was just after eight in the evening at Akeso, a private psychiatric clinic in A Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Depression, Health, Africa

PsychCentral

Imaging Shows Bipolar Link to Risk-taking

Emerging research shows that brain circuits associated with pursuing and savoring rewarding experiences are more strongly activated in people with bipolar disorders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Depression

Business Wire

Research and Markets: Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014

Our clinical trial report, Bipolar Disorder Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2014" provides data on the Bipolar Disorder clinical trial scenario.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Denver Post

The symptoms of bipolar disorder

Dear Neil: I've heard many people in recent years talk about bipolar disorder. They say that they have a child who is bipolar, or a husband, or a boss.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Miami Herald

South Florida psychotherapist writes book about dealing with...

Pamela Ann Glassman leapt to her death from her father's 15th-story window. She was 34, a psychotherapist, the eldest of five children - and a woman tormented by inner demons.

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Iol.co.za

Feeling under the weather?

For some people, winter marks the start of a relentless and recurrent cycle of depression that affects their ability to function emotionally, physically and socially.

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Related Topix: Health, Melatonin, Supplement

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