Biopolar Disorder
Personality Functioning Associated With Global Functioning in Bipolar Disorder I

Personality Functioning Associated With Global Functioning in Bipolar Disorder I

These results highlight the potential utility of incorporating personality functioning assessments into bipolar disorder I treatment plans to fully restore global functioning during remission.

GDF-15 Levels: Examining Premature Aging in Bipolar Disorder

GDF-15 Levels: Examining Premature Aging in Bipolar Disorder

Researchers noted that therapeutic interventions focused on GDF-15 levels may decrease mortality risk and increase longevity in patients with bipolar disorder.

Family-Focused Intervention Effective for Caregivers of Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Family-Focused Intervention Effective for Caregivers of Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Patients associated with caregivers who received family-focused treatment also demonstrated a significant decrease in depressive symptoms compared with patients associated with caregivers in the control group.

Addressing Racial Disparities in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Addressing Racial Disparities in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Individuals of African ancestry are more likely misdiagnosed with a disease other than bipolar disorder.

Predicting Treatment-Emergent Mania to Tailor Pharmacotherapy in Bipolar Disorder

Predicting Treatment-Emergent Mania to Tailor Pharmacotherapy in Bipolar Disorder

Researchers characterized the psychopathological features in patients with type II bipolar disorder who experienced treatment-emergent mania after exposure to antidepressants.

Recent-Onset Bipolar Disorder Associated With Higher Fasting Triglyceride Levels

Recent-Onset Bipolar Disorder Associated With Higher Fasting Triglyceride Levels

Patients with type I bipolar disorder had significantly higher fasting triglyceride levels (121.7 mg/dL vs 87.0 mg/dL, P <.01).

Interepisode Residual Depressive Symptoms Affect Course of Bipolar Disorder

Interepisode Residual Depressive Symptoms Affect Course of Bipolar Disorder

Individuals with depressive residual symptoms between episodes may have more of a negative course of illness.

Manic Switching After Light Therapy Historically Low in Bipolar Disorder

Manic Switching After Light Therapy Historically Low in Bipolar Disorder

These findings challenge existing concerns about the association of light therapy with manic switching and may be useful for clinicians in developing treatment strategies for patients with bipolar disorder.

Emergency Mental Health Services During Hurricane Harvey: Challenges and Lessons

Emergency Mental Health Services During Hurricane Harvey: Challenges and Lessons

Bipolar disorder (31.9%), depression (19.8%), schizophrenia (14.2%), and anxiety disorders (9.1%) were the most common mental health issues reported. Approximately 13% of evacuees with a mental health concern reported a history of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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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