A summary of some of the latest findings in bipolar disorder research.
"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.
The good, the bad, and the efficacy of lamotrigine.
Depression predominates across the lifespan in patients with bipolar disorder. Here: A discussion about (and beyond) the four FDA-approved drugs to treat symptoms.
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 heightens Parkinson risk, ADHD persistence may mediate bipolar spectrum disorder risk, and rapid cycling catalysts identified—these are some of the latest findings.
Recommendations for patients with serious mental illness to manage their finances safely and conveniently, with as much dignity, privacy, and autonomy as possible.
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.
Parental history shapes pediatric bipolar in offspring, no evidence for deterioration in neurocognitive functioning, clinical course predictors identified—these are some of the latest findings in bipolar disorder research.
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.