Alcohol, substance abuse doubles suicide risk in bipolar disorder
Patients with bipolar disorder and comorbid alcohol and substance use disorders are twice as likely to attempt suicide as those without ...
Cognitive decline not apparent in bipolar patients
Cognitive dysfunction is persistent but generally stable over time in patients with bipolar disorder, Spanish researchers report. “Only dysfunction in ...
Arsonist sent to federal pen:UPDATED
He believed Flesher had bipolar disorder, and was likely in a manic state, when he set fire to a property he told police was “dumpy,” “seedy” and ...
Dallas police kill man armed with screwdriver
Saturday during a confrontation with police responding to a report that he needed to be hospitalized to treat bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
Low cortisol levels may increase risk of depression in bipolar disorder
Depression is almost twice as common, and poor quality of life almost five times as common, in people with bipolar disorder who have elevated or low ...
New hope for people suffering from depression
... a potential new therapeutic approach to the treatment of these disorders. ... compounds in the treatment of bipolar disorder and major depression.
Patients in new DSM-5 bipolar category 'deserve attention'
People who fall into the DSM-5 Other Specified Bipolar and Related Disorders (OSBARD) category carry a significant clinical burden, ...
Study finds difference in way bipolar disorder affects brains of children versus adults
A new study from Bradley Hospital has found that bipolar children have greater activation in the right amygdala – a brain region very important for ...
Variable neurocognitive functioning seen in euthymic bipolar patients
A study lends further support to the notion that patients with bipolar disorder have heterogeneous cognitive abilities. Unlike some ...