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Vitamin D-binding protein levels may help identify bipolar disorder in teens
In this pilot study, researchers examined the link between vitamin D and inflammatory markers in 36 teenagers with bipolar disorder and major depression forms of major mood disorders compared with those without mood disorders. They developed a screening immunoprecipitation-sequencing ...
Mental health issues make premature birth more likely - study
Almost one-fifth reported a history of mental disorder, with conditions including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression. Compared with those who did not report a history of mental disorder these pregnancies were more likely to result in premature deliveries and babies born with low birth weight, ...
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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