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Northfielder raising funds to publish children's book on bipolar disorder - Southernminn.com

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-10-20 17:00

Southernminn.com

Northfielder raising funds to publish children's book on bipolar disorder
Southernminn.com
However, with the goal of helping children recognize that a parent with bipolar disorder is still capable of loving his or her kids, Henry convinced her daughter the book would be a great way to reduce stigma about mental illness and help other ...

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Computerized brain training tackles bipolar disorder: Interview - Digital Journal

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-10-20 15:21

Computerized brain training tackles bipolar disorder: Interview
Digital Journal
A new study from Harvard University and Maclean Hospital is the first to show that a type of computerized brain training can drive gains in measures of cognition among patients with bipolar disorder. To find out more, we spoke with the researchers.

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Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder - Medscape

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-10-20 05:55

Medscape

Brain Training Boosts Cognition in Bipolar Disorder
Medscape
In a randomized controlled trial, a computer-based cognitive training program improved cognitive function in patients with bipolar disorder, with results lasting beyond the training period. "Poor cognition is strongly associated with disability and ...

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Sleep loss can trigger mood episodes in bipolar disorder patients - News-Medical.net

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-19 05:38

News-Medical.net

Sleep loss can trigger mood episodes in bipolar disorder patients
News-Medical.net
Sleep loss can trigger relapse, particularly in the form of mania, in people with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, finds a study by Cardiff University. The new research, led by Cardiff University PhD student Katie Lewis, from the National Centre for ...

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Global Clinical Trials Review – Next-generation Medical device Advancements ... - Medgadget (blog)

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-19 02:37

Medgadget (blog)

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) Global Clinical Trials Review – Next-generation Medical device Advancements ...
Medgadget (blog)
The report enhances the decision making capabilities and helps to create an effective counter strategies to gain competitive advantage. Bipolar disorder, formerly called manic depression, is a mental health condition that causes extreme mood swings ...

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Mental illness on Martha's Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder - Martha's Vineyard Times

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-10-18 09:03

Martha's Vineyard Times

Mental illness on Martha's Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder
Martha's Vineyard Times
Leslie's husband suffered from bipolar disorder — a mental illness that can cause inexhaustible exuberance in someone, but also insurmountable sadness and hopelessness. But it is her daughter she thinks about every day. Leslie was married for six ...

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Mental illness on Martha's Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder - Martha's Vineyard Times

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-10-18 09:03

Martha's Vineyard Times

Mental illness on Martha's Vineyard: Life and death with severe bipolar disorder
Martha's Vineyard Times
Leslie's husband suffered from bipolar disorder — a mental illness that can cause inexhaustible exuberance in someone, but also insurmountable sadness and hopelessness. But it is her daughter she thinks about every day. Leslie was married for six ...

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Perfectionism, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 13:01

PsychCentral.com (blog)

Perfectionism, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder
PsychCentral.com (blog)
A new study looks at perfectionism and its effects on bipolar disorder. Perfectionism may be loosely defined as simply having high standards and wanting everything to be flawless. However, there are different types of perfectionism that have been ...

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Asenapine Prevents Recurrence of Mood Events in Bipolar Disorder - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 11:43

Asenapine Prevents Recurrence of Mood Events in Bipolar Disorder
Psychiatry Advisor
Asenapine was shown to decrease the time to recurrence of manic and depressive episodes among patients with bipolar I disorder, according to research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of asenapine for ...

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First Study to Show Brain Training Can Help with Bipolar Disorder - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 06:24

First Study to Show Brain Training Can Help with Bipolar Disorder
GlobeNewswire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital have discovered that a unique kind of ...

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Midday Light Therapy May Be Best for Bipolar Disorder - PsychCentral.com

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 06:07

ReliaWire

Midday Light Therapy May Be Best for Bipolar Disorder
PsychCentral.com
A new study suggests that six weeks of midday light therapy can help people with bipolar disorder improve mood and enhance functional abilities. Bright light.
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Blessed with Bipolar - TheFix.com

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 02:21

TheFix.com

Blessed with Bipolar
TheFix.com
Here's how: These days, I prefer to think of Bipolar Disorder as a “condition” rather than an “illness” because (1) “illness” suggests ongoing dissipation, hollow-eyed, marginal stability; (2) “condition” suggests an achievable management of symptoms ...

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Reward system `broken' for those with bipolar disorder - Swinburne University of Technology

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-10-17 00:58

Swinburne University of Technology

Reward system `broken' for those with bipolar disorder
Swinburne University of Technology
Delivering the oration, Professor Sheri Johnson from the University of California told a packed lecture that the reward system in people with severe depression and bipolar disorder was “broken”. Professor Johnson, a world-renowned expert on bipolar ...

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Brain training shows promise for patients with bipolar disorder ... - Science Daily

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-10-16 13:30

Brain training shows promise for patients with bipolar disorder ...
Science Daily
Computerized brain training can result in improved cognitive skills in individuals with bipolar disorder, researchers have discovered for the first time.

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Bright midday light eases bipolar depression - Futurity - Futurity: Research News

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-10-16 08:28

Futurity: Research News

Bright midday light eases bipolar depression - Futurity
Futurity: Research News
"Effective treatments for bipolar depression are very limited," says Dorothy Sit, but looking at a bright light in the middle of the day offers relief.

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Brain Training Shows Promise for Patients with Bipolar Disorder - PR Web (press release)

Bipolar - Sun, 2017-10-15 23:01

Brain Training Shows Promise for Patients with Bipolar Disorder
PR Web (press release)
Researchers at McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have discovered for the first time that computerized brain training can result in improved cognitive skills in individuals with bipolar disorder. In a paper published in the ...

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Light Therapy May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder - WebMD

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-12 12:39

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Light Therapy May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder
WebMD
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People afflicted with bipolar disorder may find some relief from depression with daily doses of light therapy, new research suggests. With light therapy, people spend time sitting in close proximity to a ...
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Midday light new hope for bipolar disorder patients: studyTelangana Today

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ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-12 07:53

Psychiatry Advisor

ADHD, Comorbid Bipolar Disorder Share Similar Neurocognitive Profiles
Psychiatry Advisor
According to the results of a recent study published in Bipolar Disorders, people with both bipolar disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have similar neurocognitive profiles compared with people with only bipolar disorder.

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Sleep and mood in bipolar disorder - Medical Xpress - Medical Xpress

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-12 07:08

Medical Xpress

Sleep and mood in bipolar disorder - Medical Xpress
Medical Xpress
Sleep loss can trigger relapse, particularly in the form of mania, in people with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder, finds a study by Cardiff University.

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Woman was denied travel insurance due to bipolar disorder | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-10-12 05:37

Daily Mail

Woman was denied travel insurance due to bipolar disorder | Daily ...
Daily Mail
Elizabeth Watson, 29, from London, was granted travel insurance from the company, which was then cancelled after she later mentioned she suffered from the ...

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