Mental Health America (MHA) have published a guide to help people assess the pros and cons of using alternative medicine for psychiatric disorders. This guide contains information on remedies such as fish oil, St. John’s Wort, kava and inositol. Around 40% of Americans treat themselves with such remedies without medical advice or informing their psychiatrist.
With only 10 weeks to go the competition for the 2014 Bipolar Lives Scholarship is wide open! We have received a much smaller than usual number of of scholarship entries and most of what we have received do not meet the criteria. We need some quality entries and anyone who submits one has an excellent chance of winning!
Persons who committed suicide and lived at higher altitudes were significantly more likely to have bipolar disorder, compared with depression, schizophrenia, or anxiety disorders. Possible reasons may be underlying mitochondrial dysfunction in bipolar disorder, lower levels of environmental lithium at higher altitudes, or diminished efficacy of bipolar disorder treatments at higher elevations.
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Breakthrough research has transformed skin cells from people with bipolar disorder into neurons that mimicked those found in their brains.
Take the Bipolar Depression Test to self-screen for bipolar disorder and interpret your personal score.
FDA approval of Latuda for bipolar depression treatment is bigger news than you may realize.
Another reason to say no to drugs. Folks with bipolar disorder AND substance use disorders have much higher risk of justice involvement than even those with schizophrenia, especially those without a substance use disorder.
The thyroid and bipolar connection explained.
If there was anything close to a simple genetic sequence for bipolar disorder, it would have been found by now. It has not been!
Bipolar and lying go together because bipolar liars neeed to express their grandiosity and communicate the incommunicable.
Do you struggle with mornings? New research shows bipolar disorder is associated with reduced activity levels, especially in the morning.
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