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Managing Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly - Medscape

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-16 08:34

Medscape

Managing Bipolar Disorder in the Elderly
Medscape
Today I want to talk about bipolar disorder in the elderly—probably more technically correct, mania in the elderly. There have been a couple of recent papers to address this topic, which is an area we really don't know enough about. One of these ...

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Efficient Assessment of 20 Questions About Bipolarity: MoodCheck - Psychiatric Times

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-08-15 14:53

Psychiatric Times

Efficient Assessment of 20 Questions About Bipolarity: MoodCheck
Psychiatric Times
When completed by parents, this table improved detection of pediatric bipolar disorder relative to the MDQ alone. It is easily completed by patients and provides a rapid visual representation of important family experience of psychiatric disorders ...

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Bipolar II disorder as the initial presentation of CADASIL: an underdiagnosed manifestation - Dove Medical Press

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-08-14 21:20

Dove Medical Press

Bipolar II disorder as the initial presentation of CADASIL: an underdiagnosed manifestation
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Mood disturbances have been documented in cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL). The highly varied morbidity indicates that the affective symptoms in CADASIL have not been ...

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8 Black Celebrities Living with Bipolar Disorder - Atlanta Black Star

Bipolar - Sun, 2017-08-13 15:28

Atlanta Black Star

8 Black Celebrities Living with Bipolar Disorder
Atlanta Black Star
R&B/pop singer Chris Brown was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder in 2014 following a string of high-profile incidents that had the potential to end his career. Brown's mental health issues were revealed during a court ...

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'Hindrance Became The Power': Passion Pit's Angelakos On Music And Mental Health - NPR

Bipolar - Sat, 2017-08-12 05:34

NPR

'Hindrance Became The Power': Passion Pit's Angelakos On Music And Mental Health
NPR
One of its priorities is improving mental health services — something Angelakos, who has bipolar disorder, has found particularly lacking in the music business over the course of his career. "If you read any book on the music industry, if you talk to ...

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Bipolar Disorder Makes Me Want to Shop - Racked

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-08-11 10:02

Racked

Bipolar Disorder Makes Me Want to Shop
Racked
There used to be no place I hated more than the dressing room of a department store. Everything about it — the unflattering lighting, the mirror that accentuated every figure flaw, the depressing heaps of tried-on-and-discarded clothes puddled on the ...

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Treat bipolar holistically without drugs - KING5.com

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-08-10 20:05

KING5.com

Treat bipolar holistically without drugs
KING5.com
After living most of her life taking drugs to control her bipolar disease, Lauren Polly took control of her life with the help of a doctor and therapist. She now treats herself without drugs. Polly was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when she was 14 ...

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Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)-Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast-2025 - Medgadget (blog)

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-09 22:12

Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)-Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast-2025
Medgadget (blog)
Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) – Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast – 2025” Reports provides an overview of the disease and global market size of the Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression) for the 7MM (United States, Germany, France, ...

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Depression Versus Bipolar - HuffPost

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-09 13:46

HuffPost

Depression Versus Bipolar
HuffPost
Another clinical diagnosis that features depression is bipolar disorder. Bipolar type I was initially referred to as “manic depression. The reason for this is because the person living with bipolar disorder experiences symptoms of depression followed ...

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23andMe Launches Large Study on Depression, Bipolar Disorder - Healthline

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-09 11:23

Healthline

23andMe Launches Large Study on Depression, Bipolar Disorder
Healthline
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that depression and bipolar disorder affect more than 22 million adults in the United States. A high-tech company that specializes in genetic testing wants to help figure out some of the causes of those ...

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Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support ... - Science Daily

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-08-08 09:41

Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support ...
Science Daily
People with bipolar disorder often find themselves unemployed due to exclusion, stigma and stereotypes directed at them at work, a new study found.

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Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-08-08 07:05

Psychiatry Advisor

Youth With BD Do Not Experience Cognitive Decline Into Adulthood
Psychiatry Advisor
New findings reported in Bipolar Disorders show that youth with bipolar disorder (BD) do not exhibit a decline in cognitive function over time. However, those with persistently low cognitive functioning may have a greater symptom burden and impairment ...

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Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-08-08 05:05

Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar Disorder: Childhood Trauma Modulates Impact on Amygdala, Hippocampus
Psychiatry Advisor
Childhood trauma affects the volumes of gray matter in the amygdala and hippocampus differently in patients with bipolar disorder than healthy controls, according to a study published recently in Bipolar Disorders. “Patients with bipolar disorder had a ...

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Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support - Medical Xpress

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-08-07 11:00

Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support
Medical Xpress
The 129 research participants, whose average age ranged between 47 to 51, came from the Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder. They answered questions about conflict at work, exclusion and stigma by co-workers, social support and their mood.

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Long-term response to mood stabilizers in patients with bipolar disorder - Clinical Advisor

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-08-07 07:06

Clinical Advisor

Long-term response to mood stabilizers in patients with bipolar disorder
Clinical Advisor
About one-third of patients receiving long-term treatment of valproate or lithium for bipolar disorder had good treatment responses, according to data published in the International Journal of Bipolar Disorders. Additionally, mixed and psychotic ...

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Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-08-07 05:10

Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar Disorder in Pregnant Women Not Improved by Psychotropic Medications
Psychiatry Advisor
Pregnant women with bipolar disorder (BD) receiving psychotropic medication did not experience improvement in either functional impairment or symptom burden, according to a study published in Bipolar Disorders Journal.1. Dr Kara E. Driscoll from the ...

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Kharrol-Ann Souffrant Wants To End The Misconceptions Around Bipolar Disorder - Huffington Post Canada

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-08-04 11:18

Huffington Post Canada

Kharrol-Ann Souffrant Wants To End The Misconceptions Around Bipolar Disorder
Huffington Post Canada
Her first experience with her mental illness happened when she was a teen, and she received a bipolar diagnosis in her early adulthood. Bipolar disorder causes shifts in mood, energy and behaviour, and people with the disorder often experience periods ...

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5 Steps to Self-Care for Bipolar Disorder - PsychCentral.com (blog)

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-08-04 09:47

PsychCentral.com (blog)

5 Steps to Self-Care for Bipolar Disorder
PsychCentral.com (blog)
Self-care is how we take care of ourselves both physically and mentally. Without self-care, it's easy and likely to fall into bad habits that negatively affect our health. With severe mental illnesses like bipolar disorder, self-care is an essential ...

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Different biomarkers for men and women with bipolar disorder - Gettysburg Times

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-02 22:30

Different biomarkers for men and women with bipolar disorder
Gettysburg Times
Men and women react differently to compounds associated with immune system response to bipolar disorder, according to an international team of medical researchers, including Erika Saunders, professor and chair of psychiatry at Penn State Milton S.

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23andMe to launch study exploring role of genetics in depression, bipolar disorders - MobiHealthNews

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-08-02 15:26

MobiHealthNews

23andMe to launch study exploring role of genetics in depression, bipolar disorders
MobiHealthNews
Personal genetics company 23andMe will be teaming up with the Milken Institute, a think tank, and pharmaceutical company Lundbeck to drive enrollment for a genetic study designed to grasp the underlying biology of major depressive and bipolar disorders.

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