Biopolar Disorder
Effects of Impaired Glucose Metabolism on Lithium and Other Mood Stabilizers

Effects of Impaired Glucose Metabolism on Lithium and Other Mood Stabilizers

High blood sugar levels may put patients with bipolar disorder at risk of not responding to lithium and other mood stabilizer treatments.

Role of Expressed Emotion in Family Psychopathology

Role of Expressed Emotion in Family Psychopathology

Investigators examined the role of family psychopathology in parental expressed emotions attitudes in a group of adolescents with bipolar disorder.

Serum Uric Acid May Predict Bipolar Disorder in Patients With Depression

Serum Uric Acid May Predict Bipolar Disorder in Patients With Depression

Investigators examined whether high serum uric acid is a risk biomarker for conversion of major depressive disorder to bipolar disorder.

Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD

Impulsivity in Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, ADHD

Investigators examined the effect of early trauma on impulsivity and the feature of impulsivity in bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, and ADHD.

The Challenges of Identifying Biomarkers of Psychiatric Illness

The Challenges of Identifying Biomarkers of Psychiatric Illness

There is minimal overlap in neurologic variations among individuals with severe psychiatric conditions such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders and bipolar disorder.

Oral Therapy for Suicidal Bipolar Depression Gets Breakthrough Designation

Oral Therapy for Suicidal Bipolar Depression Gets Breakthrough Designation

NeuroRx announced that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to NRX-101 for the treatment of severe bipolar depression with acute suicidal ideation.

Inflammation Associated With Gray Matter, Hippocampal Volume Reduction in Older Adults With Bipolar Disorder

Inflammation Associated With Gray Matter, Hippocampal Volume Reduction in Older Adults With Bipolar Disorder

Inflammation appears to be associated with reductions in hippocampal and gray matter volumes in older patients with bipolar I disorder.

Mood Stabilizers Associated With Increased Risk for Stroke in Bipolar Disorder

Mood Stabilizers Associated With Increased Risk for Stroke in Bipolar Disorder

Exposure to carbamazepine was associated with the highest risk for stroke, particularly ischemic stroke.

Customized Adherence Enhancement Intervention Improves Adherence Rates in Bipolar Disorder

Customized Adherence Enhancement Intervention Improves Adherence Rates in Bipolar Disorder

Customized adherence enhancement may be most effective if implemented in individuals early in the course of bipolar disorder.

Education, Inflammation Predict Cognitive Performance in Bipolar Disorder

Education, Inflammation Predict Cognitive Performance in Bipolar Disorder

Researchers set out to examine how bipolar disorder affects cognitive performance across a variety of clinical parameters.

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