Bipolar Disorder

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Psychosis Not Associated With Bipolar Disorder Severity

Psychosis Not Associated With Bipolar Disorder Severity

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Psychosis in patients with bipolar disorder was not associated with worse clinical or functional outcomes.

Increased Psychotic Symptoms in Offspring of Patients With Schizophrenia

Increased Psychotic Symptoms in Offspring of Patients With Schizophrenia

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

New Model Shows High Accuracy in Predicting Response to Lithium

New Model Shows High Accuracy in Predicting Response to Lithium

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Lithium response may be predicted with better accuracy by a new model.

Long-term Response to Prophylactic Mood Stabilizers in Bipolar Disorder

Long-term Response to Prophylactic Mood Stabilizers in Bipolar Disorder

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Mixed and psychotic features and comorbid anxiety disorder were associated with poor treatment response in bipolar disorder.

Risk of Mood Disorders Increased From Sugary Beverages, Foods

Risk of Mood Disorders Increased From Sugary Beverages, Foods

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The risk for mood disorders increases with the more sugar consumed from beverages and food.

Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood

Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood

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Bipolar disorder in youth does not exhibit a cognitive worsening over time.

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus

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Childhood trauma modulates the effects of bipolar disorder on the amygdala and hippocampus by causing an increase in the volumes of gray matter.

FDA Approves Abilify Maintena for Bipolar I Disorder Monotherapy Treatment

FDA Approves Abilify Maintena for Bipolar I Disorder Monotherapy Treatment

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New bipolar I disorder treatment Abilify Maintena is only required once a month.

Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications

Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications

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Pregnant women with bipolar disorder receiving psychotropic medication did not experience less functional impairment and symptom burden.

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Youth Predicted By New Risk Calculator

Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Youth Predicted By New Risk Calculator

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Bipolar disorder probability in the offspring of a parent with BP was assessed by a risk calculator.

Bipolar Disorder Adds to Sexual Distress Rate For Women

Bipolar Disorder Adds to Sexual Distress Rate For Women

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Bipolar disorder was connected to both sexual distress and overall quality of life.

Analysis of Cognitive Impairment Tx Strategies in Bipolar Disorder

Analysis of Cognitive Impairment Tx Strategies in Bipolar Disorder

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In bipolar disorder, neurocognitive impairment needs to be considered a therapeutic clinical target to improve psychosocial functioning.

Thyroid Disease Linked With Higher Rates of Manic Relapse In Bipolar Disorder

Thyroid Disease Linked With Higher Rates of Manic Relapse In Bipolar Disorder

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Manic relapse in bipolar disorder is connected to thyroid disease.

Bipolar Disorder Relapse Episodes Delayed With Risperidone Treatment

Bipolar Disorder Relapse Episodes Delayed With Risperidone Treatment

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Bipolar disorder mood relapse episodes were delayed with risperidone long-acting injection.

Lamotrigine: Alternate Bipolar Disorder Treatment to Lithium During Pregnancy

Lamotrigine: Alternate Bipolar Disorder Treatment to Lithium During Pregnancy

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Bipolar disorder treatment with lamotrigine during pregnancy may also prevent postpartum depressive episodes.

Correct Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis Delayed By Depression Diagnosis At Younger Age

Correct Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis Delayed By Depression Diagnosis At Younger Age

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Depressed patients with diagnoses that ultimately converted to bipolar disorder had been diagnosed with depression earlier.

Late Teen Emotional Stability Inversely Tied to Mental Illness

Late Teen Emotional Stability Inversely Tied to Mental Illness

Emotional stability assessed in late adolescence is inversely associated with serious mental illness.

Lithium Not Associated With Increased Cancer Risk in Bipolar Disorder

Lithium Not Associated With Increased Cancer Risk in Bipolar Disorder

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Neither bipolar disorder nor lithium treatment was associated with increased cancer incidence.

Greater Cognitive Decline in Individuals at Risk for Bipolar Disorder With Obesity

Greater Cognitive Decline in Individuals at Risk for Bipolar Disorder With Obesity

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The burden of illness associated with bipolar disorder warrants early preemption.

Negative Outcomes in Bipolar, Schizoaffective Disorder Linked to Irritability

Negative Outcomes in Bipolar, Schizoaffective Disorder Linked to Irritability

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Irritability may have wide-ranging impacts on symptomatic, functional, and social elements of quality of life.

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Can Lead to Silent Thyroiditis

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Can Lead to Silent Thyroiditis

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Careful monitoring of thyroid function is necessary for patients undergoing lithium therapy.

Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

Bipolar Disorder: QoL Affected by Depression, Irritiability

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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

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

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