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September 4, 2006

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Cognitive impairment in bipolar II disorder
British Journal of Psychiatry (subscription) - UK
Background Persistentimpairments in neurocognitive function have been described in bipolar disorder. Aims To compare the cognitive ...

Prevalence and Effects of Mood Disorders on Work Performance in a ...
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
... Bipolar disorder has been overlooked both because of the failure to distinguish between major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder and by the failure to ...

Hospital murder-suicide unforeseen, report concludes
Canada.com - Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
... Hospital. Daniel, an anesthesiologist and married father of two, who had bipolar disorder, stalked the nurse before killing her. ...

Association of the Dysbindin Gene With Bipolar Affective Disorder
Am J Psychiatry (subscription) - USA
OBJECTIVE: In the study of bipolar affective disorder and schizophrenia, there is some evidence suggesting a phenotypic and genetic overlap between the two ...

Bipolar Disorder Takes Heavy Toll on Workplace
Forbes - USA
FRIDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Bipolar disorder costs US businesses twice as much in lost productivity than major depression, a new study finds. ...

Feeling Moody?
Mumbai Mirror - India
... Later, he was diagnosed as having bipolar illness. ... There are two types of mood disorders: depressive disorders and bipolar disorders. ...

Bipolar Disorder Takes a Toll
BusinessWeek - USA
Bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic depression, affects only about 1% of US workers in a given year. Yet it costs the US ...

The Public Face Of Mental Illness -- Is It A One-sided View?

Severe Mental Illness In Gulf Coast Doubled After Katrina, Study Finds

The World Health Organisation Makes Institute Of Psychiatry Lead Mental Health Research Centre For Europe

SAMHSA And Ad Council Launch New Ads To Offer Mental Health Services To Hurricane Survivors

Bipolar Disorder Takes Heavy Toll on Workplace
HealthDay via Yahoo! News
FRIDAY, Sept. 1 (HealthDay News) -- Bipolar disorder costs U.S. businesses twice as much in lost productivity than major depression, a new study finds.

Bipolar disorder exacts twice depression's toll in workplace
EurekAlert!
Bipolar disorder costs twice as much in lost productivity as major depressive disorder, a study funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has found.

Analysing Brain Changes In Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disorder
Medical News Today
A Wake Forest University School of Medicine team will try to understand what differences exist in the brains of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder and how the differences may be related to these diseases. Under a five-year $1.

Depressed patients experience excessive inflammation during stressful situations
EurekAlert!
ATLANTA--Individuals with major depression have an exaggerated inflammatory response to psychological stress compared to those who do not suffer from depression, according to a study by researchers at Emory University School of Medicine.

Bipolar Disorder Exacts Twice Depression's Toll In Workplace
Science Daily
Bipolar disorder costs twice as much in lost productivity as major depressive disorder, a study has found. Each U.S. worker with bipolar disorder averaged 65.5 lost workdays in a year, compared to 27.2 for major depression. Even though major depression is more than six times as prevalent, bipolar disorder costs the U.S. workplace nearly half as much -- a disproportionately high $14.1 billion

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