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In an international network of patients with bipolar illness, more offspring of US patients than of those from Europe had received a mental illness diagnosis. This suggests greater epigenetic vulnerability in Americans.

How generalizable are the results of depression treatment studies? Which factors predict readmission and length of stay in inpatients with mood disorders?

In this study, about 70% of patients who completed suicide had recently sought treatment. Will you recognize those at risk?

An important alternative to pharmaceutical treatments may be at hand.

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Here are four recent studies that provide clinically relevant information on medication management of bipolar disorder in youths.

For too long the treatment needs of the seriously mentally ill have been ignored by SAMSHA, and this needs to change, says this psychiatrist.

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