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Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse: A Challenge to Diagnose and Treat

Bipolar disorder is often comorbid with substance use disorders, with alcohol being the top substance. Clinicians should take a thorough history to uncover substance use ...

Bipolar Disorder in the Perinatal Period: No Consensus on Treatment

Before the next set of guidelines are updated and harmonized, individual studies may provide direction for clinicians.

Exploring the Link Between Persistent Infection, Inflammation, and Mood Disorders

It has been proposed that inflammation stemming from persistent pathogens may influence the development of mood disorders.

The Converging Effects of Neurocognitive Deficits and Bipolar Emotion

Mood symptoms in patients with bipolar disease may be a marker of cognitive symptom severity or cognitive deficits.

Clinician Insight: Exploring the Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Binge Eating Disorder

Psychiatry Advisor interviews with Allegra I. Broft, MD, to explore the connection between bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder.

Bipolar Postpartum Depression Frequently Missed, Requires Screening

The prevalence of bipolar postpartum depression is greater than previously understood and requires distinct treatment.

Nutritional Influences on Bipolar Disorder in Children

Evidence suggests that several underlying mechanisms of bipolar disorder may be improved with dietary interventions, and good nutrition is associated with improved outcomes in this ...

Early Intervention Strategies for Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Dilemmas and Directions

Awareness of risk factors for bipolar disorder facilitates early intervention, typically beginning with lifestyle changes rather than pharmacotherapy.

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Age of Onset of Bipolar Disorder Linked With Substance Use Disorders

Age of Onset of Bipolar Disorder Linked With Substance Use Disorders

Older adults with bipolar disorder may benefit from a detailed assessment of the use of substances.

Does Bipolar I Disorder Effect the Course of Conduct/Antisocial Personality Disorders in Adolescents?

Does Bipolar I Disorder Effect the Course of Conduct/Antisocial Personality Disorders in Adolescents?

Adolescents with bipolar I disorder whose symptoms are in remission are significantly less likely to experience conduct disorder or antisocial personality disorder.

Bipolar Disorder Knowledge Scale Shows Internal Consistency and Reliability

Bipolar Disorder Knowledge Scale Shows Internal Consistency and Reliability

A 25-item true and false questionnaire was used to assess knowledge of bipolar disorder.

Sex-Related Cognitive Variations Disrupted in Bipolar Disorder

Sex-Related Cognitive Variations Disrupted in Bipolar Disorder

The potential effects of sex specific diagnosis on neurocognitive function was examined in patients with bipolar disorder.

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