Biopolar Disorder
Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

The frequent comorbidity of bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorder presents a significant challenge for clinicians managing patients with these conditions.

Lurasidone Monotherapy Safe, Efficacious in Children, Adolescents With Bipolar Depression

Lurasidone Monotherapy Safe, Efficacious in Children, Adolescents With Bipolar Depression

Safety and efficacy of lurasidone monotherapy were assessed in children and adolescents with bipolar I depression.

Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

The Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health recommends that all medical providers ask all female patients of reproductive age if they plan to become pregnant in the next year.

Neurocognitive Function Improved After 1 Year in Non-Relapsing Bipolar I Disorder

Neurocognitive Function Improved After 1 Year in Non-Relapsing Bipolar I Disorder

Patients with bipolar I disorder without relapse after 1 year of first treatment had improved neurocognitive functioning.

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder reflect alternate expressions of the same underlying disorder.

Benefits of Psychoeducation in Bipolar Disorder Mediated by Perceived Improvement

Benefits of Psychoeducation in Bipolar Disorder Mediated by Perceived Improvement

The benefits of psychoeducation for patients with bipolar disorder were mediated by perceived change in illness.

Residual Anxiety Predicts Depression Relapse in Bipolar II Depression

Residual Anxiety Predicts Depression Relapse in Bipolar II Depression

Venlafaxine was superior to lithium in reducing symptoms of both bipolar II depression and anxiety.

Association of Schizophrenia-Related Polygenic-Risk Score Across Bipolar Disorder Subtypes

Association of Schizophrenia-Related Polygenic-Risk Score Across Bipolar Disorder Subtypes

A schizophrenia-related polygenic-risk score association gradient was identified across bipolar disorder phenotypes.

Psychotic Symptom Severity in BPAD Inversely Linked to Lithium Response

Psychotic Symptom Severity in BPAD Inversely Linked to Lithium Response

The severity of psychotic symptoms in patients with bipolar affective disorder correlated inversely with the response to lithium therapy.

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