This Week's Bipolar News
Addition of SSRIs to Antipsychotics Has Only Minor Impact on Metabolic Risk Factors
In this cross-sectional study, 868 patients with schizophrenia and 433 patients with bipolar disorder from the Norwegian Thematically Organized Psychosis study were enrolled. To evaluate the impact of comedication with SSRIs and antipsychotics, the researchers considered the association of metabolic ...
Peripheral Fatty Acid Composition Associated With Bipolar Disorder
Abnormal ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids were associated with the presence of bipolar disorder and the severity and duration of major depressive disorder, according to the results of a recent study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders. In this cross-sectional analysis, researchers ...
ORBIT compares two, five-week, online interventions designed to improve quality of life for people who experience bipolar disorder. The interventions ...
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The Warning Signs Of An Impending Bipolar Disorder Manic Episode
Bipolar disorder - as the name implies - involves two distinct set of symptoms. One set throws the individual down into the depths of a massive depression. The other places the individual who suffers with bipolar disorder at the top of a peak manic episode.
Most everyone can eventually recognize the warning signs of an impending depressive episode related to bipolar disorder. More likely than not, individuals with bipolar disorder try very hard to avoid it.
However, for many individuals with bipolar disorder, it's more difficult to recognize the signs of an impending manic episode. After all, a manic episode of bipolar disorder can be mistaken in some cases - especially in the very early formation -- for the lifting of the corresponding mood swing of the depression.
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