Biopolar 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.

Probing the Link Between Mood Disorders and Lithium in Water Supplies

Probing the Link Between Mood Disorders and Lithium in Water Supplies

Michael Thase, MD, comments on the potential for lithium in drinking water as a psychiatric prophylactic agent.

Psychosis Associated With Increased Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty

Psychosis Associated With Increased Complications Following Total Joint Arthroplasty

Investigators seek the association between psychosis and complication risk after total joint arthroplasty.

Exploring Safe and Effective Treatments for Bipolar Depression: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Exploring Safe and Effective Treatments for Bipolar Depression: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

Transcranial direct current stimulation may be an effective add-on treatment for bipolar depression.

Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

Managing Comorbid Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Challenges and Conundrums

The frequent comorbidity of bipolar disorder and alcohol use disorder presents a significant challenge for clinicians managing patients with these conditions.

Lurasidone Monotherapy Safe, Efficacious in Children, Adolescents With Bipolar Depression

Lurasidone Monotherapy Safe, Efficacious in Children, Adolescents With Bipolar Depression

Safety and efficacy of lurasidone monotherapy were assessed in children and adolescents with bipolar I depression.

Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

Pregnancy and Bipolar Disorder: Expert Interview With Leena Mittal, MD

The Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health recommends that all medical providers ask all female patients of reproductive age if they plan to become pregnant in the next year.

Neurocognitive Function Improved After 1 Year in Non-Relapsing Bipolar I Disorder

Neurocognitive Function Improved After 1 Year in Non-Relapsing Bipolar I Disorder

Patients with bipolar I disorder without relapse after 1 year of first treatment had improved neurocognitive functioning.

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Monetary Incentives Improve Cessation in Mentally Ill Smokers

Abstinence-contingent incentives improved smoking cessation outcomes among economically disadvantaged smokers with mental illness.

Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder May Represent the Same Disorder

Bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder reflect alternate expressions of the same underlying disorder.

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