Hallucinations, delusions associated with psychiatric disorders seldom trigger violent crimes
... assault, and assaults or threats with a weapon. Mental illnesses ranged from schizophrenia and bipolar disorder to severe anxiety and depression.
U.S. Prison Staff Ill-Trained to Handle Inmates Who Are Mentally-Ill, Says Report
In the wee hours of March 17, 2013, Christopher Lopez, who suffered from bipolar disorder, lay face down on the floor of his cell, semi-conscious and ...
Joel's Law signed by Gov. Inslee | Protection for the mentally ill
Nearly two years after the death of a Seattle man struggling with bipolar disorder, Joel's Law was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee May 14.
Experts call for earlier diagnosis of bipolar disorder
Delays in the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, particularly in those with alcohol and substance misuse disorders, could be preventing people from ...
Emotion regulation distinguishes unipolar and bipolar depression
Patients with bipolar disorder regulate their emotions differently from those with major depressive disorder (MDD) in both depressed ...
Bipolar Disorder Recognized Earlier, but Mortality Remains High
Bipolar disorder is being detected at younger ages, but this has not led to a drop in mortality, new research shows. "Unfortunately, our ...
Obesity and mood disorders increase peripartum cardiomyopathy risk
The study in nearly 7.5 million pregnant women discovered for the first time that the presence of anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder doubled the ...
Sword-wielding bipolar man in elf costume stabs BMW, fights criminal charges in trial
He later said he had bipolar disorder, had taken an assortment of mind-altering party drugs and thought he was an elf superhero slaying a monster.
Addiction history indicates bipolar conversion risk from precursor disorders
Substance use and the presence of subthreshold affective symptoms may predict futurebipolar disorder in young people with ...
Manic symptoms during depression warn of polarity switch
The data from STEP-BD (Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder) allowed the study authors to identify prospective ...