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Mom wonders about live-in guya s meds

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 04:52

I was looking for a pen and saw two prescription bottles in the drawer of his nightstand. As a parent, I am concerned about all medications kept in my home.

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Introduction to Integrative Mental Health Care

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:48

Advances in the understanding of the causes of mental illness have important implications for therapeutic uses of complementary and alternative therapies in the treatment of depressed mood, bipolar disorder , schizophrenia , and other mental health problems. Recently, innovative new approaches to understanding and treating mental illness have emerged into the mainstream.

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Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic Market Grows with Rising Awareness About Mental Illness

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:42

Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder. It is also called manic depression. Bipolar disorder happens within two phases of mood periods.

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23andMe Begins Enrollment For First-Of-Its-Kind Study On Major Depressive And Bipolar Disorders

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 11:46

This study will combine cognitive assessments with genetic data and survey responses to assess how genes influence brain processes such as attention, decision-making and visual perception in individuals who live with these serious mental health conditions. "We know genetics play a role in the development of depression and bipolar, however there is a long pathway from our genes to the manifestation of complex diseases like these," said , PhD., Vice President of Business Development at 23andMe.

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Bipolar Disorder Market Global Industry Research 2025

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 19:32

Bipolar disorder, commonly known as manic depression, is a type of mental illness which is characterized by mood swings. Mood episodes are of two types: manic and depressive episodes.

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Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging

Fri, 07/28/2017 - 05:52

A recently published study demonstrates a link between telomere length, which is a mark of biological aging, and bipolar risk. The research helps to explain why bipolar disorder often comes hand-in-hand with other age-related diseases.

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People with family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more quickly than others

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:59

New King's College London research suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more rapidly than those without a history of the disease. The study, published today in Neuropsychopharmacology , also shows that bipolar patients treated with lithium -- the main medication for the illness -- have longer telomeres compared to bipolar disorder patients not treated with lithium.

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Risk for bipolar disorder associated with faster aging

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:59

New King's College London research suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more rapidly than those without a history of the disease. The study, published today in Neuropsychopharmacology , also shows that bipolar patients treated with lithium -- the main medication for the illness -- have longer telomeres compared to bipolar disorder patients not treated with lithium.

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Bi-polar disorder in youth

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:59

In the past few years there has been a growing recognition that bipolar disorder does not always present for the first time in adulthood. More than half of all cases of bipolar disorder begin before age 25 and for many with this condition, symptoms begin much earlier in childhood or adolescence.

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'Brilliant mind, generous heart': Renowned B.C. yoga teacher dies after 'street drug' overdose

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:40

Michael Stone died earlier this month after taking a street drug his partner says may have contained fentanyl. He was married with a child and another on the way and taught wellness seminars across the country.

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Sunovion's Latuda (lurasidone HCI) Receives Health Canada Approval to ...

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:31

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that Health Canada approved the Supplemental New Drug Submission for Latuda for the management of the manifestations of schizophrenia in adolescents aged 15 to 17 years. LATUDA is currently indicated in Canada for the management of the manifestations of schizophrenia and the acute management of depressive episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adults.

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Genome-wide association study identifies SESTD1 as a novel risk gene...

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 06:02

J Song, S E Bergen, A Di Florio, R Karlsson, A Charney, D M Ruderfer, E A Stahl, Members of the International Cohort Collection for Bipolar Disorder , K D Chambert, J L Moran, K Gordon-Smith, L Forty, E K Green, I Jones, L Jones, E M Scolnick, P Sklar, J W Smoller, P Lichtenstein, C Hultman, N Craddock and M Landén The list of authors in the HTML version of the article incorrectly included all the members of the International Cohort Collection for Bipolar Disorder. The PDF version correctly lists only the primary authors, as shown above.

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Can People Recover From Bipolar Disorder?

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 09:09

While there's no "cure" for bipolar, that doesn't mean it's something you'll have to battle forever. People with bipolar disorder are often misdiagnosed, and many go through multiple visits to psychiatrists and therapists and try several medications before receiving an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment.

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Hyperprolinemia as a clue in the diagnosis of a patient with psychiatric manifestations.

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 17:18

Lately, microdeletions of the 22q region, responsible for DiGeorge syndrome or velocardiofacial syndrome, have been increasingly related to neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. These manifestations seem to be related to certain genes located in the hemideleted region such as the proline dehydrogenase and the catechol-o-methyltransferase genes.

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Why everyone wants lithium all of a sudden

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 04:42

Dozens of struggling miners have moved to reinvent themselves as lithium companies while investors are pouring money into such endeavours. Brazilian naturalist Joze BonifA cio de Andralda e Silva discovered the lightest known metal on the Swedish isle Uto more than 200 years ago.

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Prevention of bipolar episodes with lithium in the perinatal period [EDITORIALS]

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 04:30

Because lithium is now recommended as the initial long-term treatment for bipolar disorder in general and has a lower teratogenic potential than originally reported, it may become more frequently prescribed in childbearing women.

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Comparing Three Different Treatments For Bipolar II Disorder

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 16:12

People with a type of bipolar disorder , known as bipolar II, respond similarly to treatment with either antidepressants or mood stabilizers, or a combination of the two, finds a new study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry in March. Despite the similar response, however, people who received the combination treatment had a higher rate of dropping out than those who received only one medication .

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