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A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

A Slow Road Toward Personalized Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Successful management of both the manic and depressive states in bipolar disorder has been difficult to achieve, despite a broad range of pharmacologic treatments available.

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Bipolar Advisor Affective Temperaments in Bipolar Have a Significant Impact on Functional, Clinical Outcomes of Mania

Affective Temperaments in Bipolar Have a Significant Impact on Functional, Clinical Outcomes of Mania

Investigators sought to determine the influence of affective temperaments in BP I with regard to clinical and functional outcomes in mania.

Bipolar Advisor Efficacy of Drugs for Psychosis, Relapse Prevention for Bipolar Depression, Mania

Efficacy of Drugs for Psychosis, Relapse Prevention for Bipolar Depression, Mania

Investigators conducted a meta-regression analysis to determine whether clinical response to active drugs or placebo has a greater effect in trials examining antipsychotics and mood stabilizers.

Bipolar Advisor Presence of Psychosis in Bipolar Depression Not a Factor in Treatment Outcomes

Presence of Psychosis in Bipolar Depression Not a Factor in Treatment Outcomes

Patients experiencing bipolar depressive episodes with and without psychosis had similar treatment responses.

Bipolar Advisor Variations in Diurnal Rhythm Linked to Mood Variability in Bipolar Disorder

Variations in Diurnal Rhythm Linked to Mood Variability in Bipolar Disorder

Results from a new study suggest that improving the regularity of sleep may be an effective therapy for both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder.

Bipolar Advisor Bipolar Disorder Treatment May Benefit from Addition of Psychotherapy

Bipolar Disorder Treatment May Benefit from Addition of Psychotherapy

An overall reduction in symptoms with both therapies was noted.

Bipolar Advisor Peripheral Fatty Acid Composition Associated With Bipolar Disorder

Peripheral Fatty Acid Composition Associated With Bipolar Disorder

Serum fatty acid levels were compared in unipolar and bipolar depression with euthymic bipolar disorder and non-psychiatric controls.

Bipolar Advisor Right Unilateral ECT Does Not Impair Cognitive Function in Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression

Right Unilateral ECT Does Not Impair Cognitive Function in Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression

Long-term cognitive impairment was not observed over a 6-month period with right unilateral electroconvulsive therapy vs pharmacologic treatment.

Bipolar Advisor Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder May Predict Relapse in Euthymic Bipolar Disorder

Delayed Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder May Predict Relapse in Euthymic Bipolar Disorder

Delayed sleep-wake phase disorder may be a predictor of relapse in euthymic patients with bipolar disorder.

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