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Can Bipolar Disorder Be Prevented?

What happens before a manic or hypomanic episode that identifies this illness? Here's the latest research.

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Bipolar Disorder

Is prevention of bipolar disorder possible? What happens before a manic or hypomanic episode that identifies this illness? Researchers asked whether there are any signs or symptoms that predict later diagnosable bipolar disorder with reasonable accuracy.

A study of adults from families with heavy genetic loading for bipolar disorder suggests that the disease has both neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative underpinnings.

Do we really have another antipsychotic in the offing, one with a completely different mechanism than existing agents? Here: existing evidence regarding the effects of cannabidiol.

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Unspecified bipolar disorder? Comorbid borderline personality disorder? Or, in the case presented here, is it time to break out the mixed specifier from DSM-5?

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As the intricate relationship between impaired glycemic control and bipolar disorder begins to unravel, possible directions for treatment options for the mood disorder continue to expand.

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Insights about emotion regulation in bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder from a new study; and new information about post-partum depressive epidoes in women with bipolar disorder.

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Here: highlights of a new study of the antipsychotic agent ziprasidone in bipolar spectrum disorder -- and a quick synopsis of another trial of a recently approved inhaled form of the antipsychotic loxapine in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

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