Clinical information for mental health professionals on bipolar disorder, mania, severe mood swings, cyclothymic disorder, and more.
Putting a Face on Serious Mental Illness
In recent years, violence has unfortunately become the tragic touchstone that too often draws the public’s attention to mental illness.
The Secret Life of Bipolar Disorder
A rare glimpse into the bipolar life, where behavioral markers often come in 3’s.
Online Psychotherapy for Mood Disorders: Are We There Yet?
Look how close we are to the ideal: free online bipolar psychotherapy that is as effective as seeing a live therapist.
Therapy for Cognition: Restoring the Self in Bipolar Disorder
Functional remediation therapy addresses the cognitive problems of the nearly 50% of patients who remain impaired even when euthymic.
A More Nuanced View of Hypomania
Is dysphoric hypomania a phase of mania itself? Or does it represent a descent into a mixed state?
Is Topiramate a Mood Stabilizer?
A brief overview of the many trials that have asked this weighty question.
Lithium Therapy, Bipolar Disorder— and Neurocognition
Functional mood stability can be attained with lithium therapy, but guidelines on how to get there have become increasingly sophisticated.
Risk of Aggressive Behavior in Bipolar Disorder
Ranked by the World Health Organization among the top 10 most disabling disorders in the world, bipolar disorder was the subject of review in a recent study. Here, a video summary by the lead author of a study on bipolar disorder and aggression.
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