Depression predominates across the lifespan in patients with bipolar disorder. Here: A discussion about (and beyond) the four FDA-approved drugs to treat symptoms.
Chris Aiken, MD
Harnessing a simple drug interaction can reduce clozapine's metabolic risks.
We have nearly a dozen atypical antipsychotics to choose from, but do all of these work in bipolar disorder and which of them should we start with? Listen to the podcast.
Bipolar disorder itself is a risk factor for renal impairment, and myths abound about lithium’s effect on the kidneys. Here are tips to mitigate potential damage.
The bipolar word can be frightening or confusing to patients, but there are ways to talk about it that engage them in recovery. More in this podcast.
Hear the latest insights about a popular sweetener that has been linked to mania.
Ask a patient with depression how long it takes for them to feel fully awake in the morning and you are liable to get some revealing answers.
Recent findings may relieve some of the guilt that accompanies the consumption of chocolate, particularly during depressive episodes.
Results of a recent study have implications for adolescents, who are the top consumers of this artificial sweetener.
Lithium’s most serious risk is renal insufficiency, and there are at least 3 ways to protect against this adverse effect. This and other tips to ensure safety.