Having a parent with bipolar disorder can pose challenges, such as recognizing when they are experiencing a manic or depressive episode. Learn more about dealing with a parent with bipolar disorder here.
A form of rare genomic structural variation called copy number variants (CNVs) may be more closely associated with schizophrenia than bipolar disorder. A new study published in failed to find that CNVs were associated broadly with risk for bipolar disorder. However, schizoaffective disorder, whi... Read More
Data from a clinical trial has shown that how people respond to treatment for Bipolar Disorder may be influenced by their weight and the overall quality of their diet, including whether they are eating a diet high in foods thought to contribute to general inflammation. These are early results, bu... Read More
New research has found that neurons deep inside the brain could hold the key to accurately diagnosing bipolar disorder and depression. The research team used sophisticated MRI scanning to see how the amygdala -- a set of neurons that play a key role in processing emotions -- reacts as... Read More
Patients living with bipolar disorder and depression will soon be able to use a unique wearable sensor to safely monitor their lithium drug levels. In a study published by the journal , researchers from the University of Surrey detail how they produced what is believed to be the world... Read More