Pitt Researchers To Study Effects Of Early Intervention
For Children Of Parents With Bipolar Disorder
Medical News Today
Mood disorders tend to cluster in families and research shows that
bipolar disorder is a particularly inheritable form of mood disorder.
Since the strongest risk factor for developing bipolar disorder is
having one or more family members with the illness, identifying and
treating children of bipolar parents has become an important focus for
Understanding How Bipolar Medications Work
Although lithium has been the gold standard treatment for bipolar mood
disorders for more than 50 years, scientists have never been entirely
sure of how it operates in the human brain. Now, new research from
Cardiff University scientists suggests a mechanism for how lithium
works, opening the door for potentially more effective treatments.
Laboratory tests on cells ...
More Effective Lithium Therapies Studied
Welsh researchers say they've discovered a possible mechanism that
Lithium uses to combat bipolar disorders, suggesting more effective
treatments.Lithium has been one of the most effective treatments for
biopolar disorders for more than 50 years, yet scientists have never
been entirely sure how it operates in the human brain.But now Cardiff
University scientists say laboratory tests on cells ...
Mental Illness Groups to Meet
Parents of minor children with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders
such as attention deficit, bipolar disorder or other mental illnesses
will be in ...
Admitted Cross Burner
... this and they had nothing to do with it and I'm very sorry," said
Defendant Donald Napierala. Napierala's mother said he suffers from
Parents Say Daughter Missing, Police Say She's a Runaway
The parents say her daily medications for severe migraines and bipolar
disorder were left at home. If you see Ashley Friel, you are asked to
contact law ...
Man Who Threatened Casa De Maryland Pleads Guilty, Apologizes
News Channel 8
"With the combination of personal stresses, misinformation from a
Republican meeting and not taking bipolar medication...are what led up
to making the ...
Wales Team Find Clue to Mystery Brain Drug
Lithium has been established for more than 50 years as one of the most
effective treatments for bipolar mood disorder. However, scientists have
never been entirely sure exactly how it operates in the human brain.
Pitt Recruits Children of Bipolar Parents for Therapy
scientists seek to determine if a type of talk therapy called
Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy will help children at risk for
developing the illness due to family history.
Teen Acts to Protect Mom
Smith is bipolar, court papers state. He was on probation at the time of
Tuesday's incident. In February 2007, Lacey police were dispatched to a
Affects Daily Life
A new national online survey finds that for individuals living with
bipolar disorder, their greatest concern is that their symptoms will
impact daily life, such as family, relationships, or job. In particular,
about 9 in 10 patients (89 percent) said they have canceled social
engagements because of bipolar depression. In addition, people with
bipolar disorder reported that ...
Florida's mental-health system could face $15M in budget cuts
William Knox, diagnosed with bipolar disorder, checked himself into the
Seminole Behavioral Healthcare crisis unit. (Jacob Langston, Orlando
Tarrant County ME's office says results on man whom police stunned ...
Fort Worth Star
Relatives have said that police officers used excessive force to subdue
Jacobs, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. ...
Girl, 11, charged with beating, kicking grandfather
The girl has bipolar
disorder as well as a history of becoming physical with family members
when she does not want to listen to them, states the report. ...
Common Epilepsy Drug May Lower Babies IQ
Meader, lead author of the study, told WebMD that Depakote is also used
to treat migraine headaches and bipolar disorder. The effects of
epilepsy medication ...
New National Online Survey Says Bipolar Depressive
Symptoms Have Impact On Day-To-Day Tasks As Well As Social Activities
Medical News Today
A new national online survey of more than 2,000 people living with
bipolar disorder and 500 physicians who treat patients with bipolar
disorder identified that the greatest concern among people living with
bipolar disorder (73%) is that their symptoms will impact daily life,
such as family, relationships, or job.
Missing Topeka Man Sought
The Topeka Capital-Journal
A Topeka mother is seeking help in finding her 27-year-old son who has
been missing for three weeks. Micah Farr, who has bipolar disorder and
may be off his medications, was last in contact with his family on March
28. His mother, Betty, said even then, he was sounding a little
different. He is a black male with short black dreadlocks and weighs
about 220 pounds, Betty Farr said. read more
Manheim Twp. man lobbies for medical marijuana
Homan has bipolar disorder, and said using marijuana helps him. He is
lobbying to make medical use of marijuana legal in Pennsylvania. ...
Jury rules police were justified in fatal Feb. shooting
Review - Journal
Concerned for her husband, who had bipolar disorder and had been
suicidal, Sarah Haines called 911. At the time of his death, John Haines
had a ...
Depression not always genetic
There is evidence some types of mental illness with depressive symptoms
are genetic, like bipolar disorder. The truth is depression is mostly
'Commercial Genetic Psychiatric Tests Are Irresponsible
And Harmful, Say Scientists'
Medical News Today
The recent introduction of commercial genetic tests for susceptibility
to psychiatric disorders is opposed by mainstream scientists as being
'irresponsible' and 'harmful', new research says. Companies in the USA
have since late 2007 begun offering simple tests that claim to show how
susceptible someone is to developing schizophrenia or bipolar disorder
(manic depression) during their lives.
San Luis Obispo man goes missing near Big Sur
She said he is bipolar and said they were driving along Highway 1 and he
just jumped out of the car. He was last seen wearing a back and yellow
button up ...
Woman who killed her parents ‘still sane'
In court papers Hagen's clinical psychiatrist Dr. Georgina R. Cid, who
diagnosed Hagen with a bipolar disorder with psychotic features and
Missing Topeka man sought
Micah Farr, 27, has been missing for three weeks and may be off his
medications for bipolar disorder. His family is asking for help in
locating him. ...
Is the FDA Bipolar?
And let's not forget Joseph your-child-is-bipolar Biederman, MD at
Harvard who assured benefactor Johnson & Johnson his studies would have
pro Risperdal ...
Illusion of access: Mental health care remains elusive for many
It's estimated that fewer than half of the people with serious mental
illness like depression or bipolar disorder get treatment. The survey,
published this ...
'Link to Learning' workshop at Sargent Center
The topic of the workshop is “Diagnosis and Management of Childhood
Bipolar Disorder.” The presenter is James Greer, MD, psychiatrist at The
After relapse come terror, hope
CNN - USA
I've been diagnosed bipolar as well as having some kinda possible
personality disorder. I guess because of the severity of my addiction,
I've never paid ...