'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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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)
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Post-discharge suicides of inpatients with bipolar disorder in Finland.
Suicide risk in psychiatric inpatients is known to be remarkably high after discharge.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
One need only look at the first several rows periodic table to find some elements essential to good mental health.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Family-based exome-sequencing approach identifies rare susceptibility ...
Genome / National Research Council Canada = Genome / Conseil national de recherches Canada , Vol.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Natural Hair care Tips
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Autism and Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
The diagnosis of bipolar disorder in childhood is often incorrectly based on the symptom of severe irritability alone.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.