Abigail Nover

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Psychotropic Medications May Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder

Psychotropic Medications May Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Bipolar Disorder

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Reduced head circumference in the offspring of women with untreated bipolar disorder appeared to be related to sociodemographic characteristics.

Suicide Attempt Risk Among LGB Populations Higher Than Previously Estimated

Suicide Attempt Risk Among LGB Populations Higher Than Previously Estimated

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Study results showed that when accounting for information bias in the context of socially stigmatized exposure and outcome, the estimated lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts is increased among sexual minorities.

Polygenic Risk Scores Could Aid in Identifying Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

Polygenic Risk Scores Could Aid in Identifying Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia

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While polygenic risk scores are not yet ready for clinical use, researchers found that patients with psychosis had significant increases in schizophrenia and bipolar polygenic risk scores.

Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Increases With Psychological Distress

Risk for Heart Attack and Stroke Increases With Psychological Distress

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The risk for myocardial infarction and stroke increased with mounting levels of psychological distress.

Cannabis Use in Bipolar Disorder Presents a Treatment Challenge

Cannabis Use in Bipolar Disorder Presents a Treatment Challenge

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In some patients, cannabis use can complicate the management of bipolar disorder by causing mood instability and psychosis. Other patients believe it helps manage their moods.

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