Subthreshold Bipolarity, Low-Dose Lithium, and Non-Drug Options for Complex Depressions

July 18, 2018

Download this educational supplement to review the challenges of managing bipolar disorder.

Like Greek mythology’s Jason navigating between Scylla and Charybdis, (the original “rock and a hard place”), clinicians must find the narrow passage between overdiagnosis, with its risks of stigmatization and sometimes use of high-risk treatments; and underdiagnosis, where the default diagnosis of Major Depression can lead to antidepressants, mixed states, and suicidality.