Patients with bipolar disorder saw their quality of life affected by depression, irritability, and other psychiatric conditions.
Bipolar disorder mental health mobile apps containing "wishlists" might not adequately meet consumer needs.
Schizophrenia, mood disorders, and diabetes were among the top 20 conditions with the highest all-cause 30-day readmission rates.
Two OTC supplements may improve brain function and mood control in patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Lithium treatment was not associated with the overall cancer risk in Swedish patients with bipolar disorder in the age group 50-84 years.
Patients discharged with a mood stabilizer and an atypical antipsychotic had the lowest rehospitalization rate.
Immune dysfunction may mediate the link between bipolar disorder and medical comorbidities.
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.
Delays in treatment for psychosis can be associated with poorer outcomes.
While lithium has been the mainstay of treatment for decades, several other classes of medication have recently been used with varying degrees of success.