Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care
June 26, 2019
A new article by bipolar disorder experts reveals that people with this diagnosis often do not receive appropriate early care. Sufficient research around treatments for bipolar disorder is also lacking, and the specialists call for better practice and more in-depth studies to improve people'...
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Better care needed for people displaying first symptoms of bipolar disorder
June 25, 2019
Better care and more research into treatments for people experiencing a first manic episode are urgently needed, according to researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre.
The study, published today in by a team of international experts, describes patchy and inconsiste...
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Brain activation provides individual-level prediction of bipolar disorder risk
June 12, 2019
Patterns of brain activation during reward anticipation may help identify people most at risk for developing bipolar spectrum disorders (BPSD), according to a study in , published by Elsevier. Mania in people with BPSD is often accompanied by impulsivity, including impulsive responses to potentia...
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Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson's
May 28, 2019
A new study has found that people with bipolar disorder have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Also, having bipolar disorder of a higher severity seems to increase the risk even further.
Previous studies have found links betw...
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Bipolar disorder may be linked to Parkinson's disease
May 22, 2019
People who have bipolar disorder may be more likely to later develop Parkinson's disease than people who do not have bipolar disorder, according at a study published in the May 22, 2019, online issue of ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
"Previous studies...
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Hotspot in the genome may drive psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
May 3, 2019
A newly identified epigenetic hotspot for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may give scientists a fresh path forward for devising more effective treatments and biomarker-based screening strategies.
More than 100 million people worldwide have either schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, ...
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Researchers identify 20 novel gene associations with bipolar disorder
May 1, 2019
In the largest study of its kind, involving more than 50,000 subjects in 14 countries, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and more than 200 collaborating institutions have identified 20 new genetic associations with one of the most prevalent and elusive mental illnesses of...
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How does Zoloft affect bipolar disorder?
March 4, 2019
Zoloft is a drug doctors sometimes use for the treatment of bipolar disorder, alongside others. Some side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. Learn more about Zoloft and bipolar here.
What counts as bipolar disorder?
March 1, 2019
To receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a person must have a manic episode, a depressive episode, or both. Specific types have specific diagnostic criteria. Learn more about bipolar diagnosis here.
What to know about bipolar disorder and sex
March 1, 2019
Many people with bipolar disorder find that some symptoms can lead to risky sexual behavior and difficulties in relationships. Here, learn about management strategies and more.
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