Biopolar Disorder
Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

Patients with bipolar disorder saw their quality of life affected by depression, irritability, and other psychiatric conditions.

Bipolar Disorder Mobile Apps May Not Address Consumer Needs

Bipolar Disorder Mobile Apps May Not Address Consumer Needs

Bipolar disorder mental health mobile apps containing "wishlists" might not adequately meet consumer needs.

Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Lead to Greater Mortality

Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities Lead to Greater Mortality

Schizophrenia, mood disorders, and diabetes were among the top 20 conditions with the highest all-cause 30-day readmission rates.

Alcohol Abuse in Patients With Bipolar Disorder May Be Treatable

Alcohol Abuse in Patients With Bipolar Disorder May Be Treatable

Two OTC supplements may improve brain function and mood control in patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

Lithium Use in Bipolar Disorder Not Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Lithium Use in Bipolar Disorder Not Linked to Increased Cancer Risk

Lithium treatment was not associated with the overall cancer risk in Swedish patients with bipolar disorder in the age group 50-84 years.

Lower Bipolar Disorder Rehospitalization Rate With Atypical Antipsychotics

Lower Bipolar Disorder Rehospitalization Rate With Atypical Antipsychotics

Patients discharged with a mood stabilizer and an atypical antipsychotic had the lowest rehospitalization rate.

Bipolar Disorder and Association With Immune Dysfunction

Bipolar Disorder and Association With Immune Dysfunction

Immune dysfunction may mediate the link between bipolar disorder and medical comorbidities.

Brain Scan Reveals Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Suicide Risk

In a new study, teens and young adults with bipolar disorder who had attempted suicide had slightly less volume and activity in areas of the brain that regulate emotion and impulses.

Untreated Psychotic Illness: Stemming the Tide

Untreated Psychotic Illness: Stemming the Tide

Delays in treatment for psychosis can be associated with poorer outcomes.

Best Practices for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Best Practices for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

While lithium has been the mainstay of treatment for decades, several other classes of medication have recently been used with varying degrees of success.

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