Biopolar Disorder
Asenapine Prevents Recurrence of Mood Events in Bipolar Disorder

Asenapine Prevents Recurrence of Mood Events in Bipolar Disorder

Asenapine decreases the time to recurrence of manic and depressive episodes among patients with bipolar I disorder.

Bipolar Depression Benefits From Midday Bright Light Therapy

Bipolar Depression Benefits From Midday Bright Light Therapy

Bright light therapy might be effective for the treatment of bipolar depression.

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

People with both bipolar disorder and ADHD have similar neurocognitive profiles compared with people with only bipolar disorder.

Olanzapine Effective in Treating Severe Mania Symptoms

Olanzapine Effective in Treating Severe Mania Symptoms

Olanzapine was shown to be effective among patients with acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder.

Lithium Reduces Risk of Suicide in Patients With Mood Disorders

Lithium Reduces Risk of Suicide in Patients With Mood Disorders

Lithium is the only medication to demonstrate an antisuicidal effect over and above its action on mood episodes in bipolar disorder.

Bipolar Disorder Therapy Response Possibly Impeded by Proinflammatory State

Bipolar Disorder Therapy Response Possibly Impeded by Proinflammatory State

An M1-like proinflammatory state is associated with a poor response to antidepressant treatment in bipolar depression with evidence suggesting increased production of cytokines in patients with mood disorders.

Juvenile Bipolar Disorder: Intranasal Ketamine Effective, Well-Tolerated

Juvenile Bipolar Disorder: Intranasal Ketamine Effective, Well-Tolerated

Ketamine improves social function and academic performance in juvenile patients with bipolar disorder with a fear of harm phenotype.

Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden

Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden

For patients with bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder, reduction in dose of antipsychotic medication could lead to an increased rate of hospitalization.

Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Mixed state does not increase the risk for suicidal behavior beyond the risk associated with the depressive component.

Increased Psychotic Symptoms in Offspring of Patients With Schizophrenia

Increased Psychotic Symptoms in Offspring of Patients With Schizophrenia

Children and adolescent offspring of patients with schizophrenia demonstrate more attenuated psychotic symptoms.

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