Do you need help persuading patients to try lithium?
An accurate assessment of bipolar disorder requires psychiatric evaluation of a range of symptoms marked by extreme mood changes and other factors described in brief.
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Just as the progress over recent decades has improved the clinical evaluation and management of BD among children and adolescents, the remaining gaps serve to inform future progress.
The first part of this series covered updates on traditional psychotropics—lithium, anticonvulsants, antipsychotics, and more. Here, Part 2 examines anti-inflammatories, natural supplements, and mitochondrial therapies.
The treatment of bipolar disorder changed in ways big and small in 2019. More in this summary.
For most patients, bipolar is a disorder of depression. It’s here that they spend the majority of their days...
There appears to be some confusion regarding the efficacy of aripiprazole in bipolar mania and depression and for preventing bipolar episodes.
"Psychiatry has been frozen in time since the 80s, and hence the absence of progress since then is no surprise." So says, S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, in the next installment of Conversations in Critical Psychiatry with Awais Aftab, MD.
A summary of some of the latest findings in bipolar disorder research.