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This is what a psychotic breakdown actually feels like - New York Post

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-09-20 17:41

New York Post

This is what a psychotic breakdown actually feels like
New York Post
The psychotic break was one of three I would suffer as a result of bipolar disorder over 2 ¹/? years. I'd say my problems started during the summer of 2009, when I was juggling my demanding legal job with ambitions to become a stand-up comedian. I'd ...

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The 'Madman' Is Back in the Building - New York Times

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-09-20 01:22

New York Times

The 'Madman' Is Back in the Building
New York Times
These, I would learn, are all classic symptoms of bipolar disorder: the delusions of grandeur, the insomnia, the rapid cycling moods. And I was in my mid-20s — the textbook clinical age when bipolar disorder tends to present. I wanted to tell my ...

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Local veteran sues VA for $35M, claims bipolar misdiagnosis ended his career - KSHB

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-09-19 16:23

KSHB

Local veteran sues VA for $35M, claims bipolar misdiagnosis ended his career
KSHB
He had a few more visits with her, and in April 2004, she diagnosed him with Bipolar Disorder Type II, a condition that she said was a lifelong, permanent diagnosis and meant he could not work in any capacity and should apply for disability benefits ...

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Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-09-19 12:29

Psychiatry Advisor

Antipsychotic Reduction in Bipolar Disorder, Depression: Higher Healthcare Burden
Psychiatry Advisor
NEW ORLEANS — Reducing doses of antipsychotics in patients with bipolar disorder (BD) or major depressive disorder (MDD) may result in higher rates of inpatient and psychiatric admissions and emergency room (ER) visits, according to research ...

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Scope of the Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic Market Report: Key landing Countries and forecast to 2021 - Medgadget (blog)

Bipolar - Tue, 2017-09-19 09:14

Scope of the Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic Market Report: Key landing Countries and forecast to 2021
Medgadget (blog)
Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic Market Report 2017 to 2021 Describes the Information about Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic in terms of Market research methodology, Market landscape, Market opportunity, Market drivers, Market challenges, Vendor landscape ...
Bipolar Disorder Therapeutic Market to Grow at CAGR of 2.22 %: Global Market Opportunities, Threats Faced by the ...satPRnews (press release)

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The comorbidity of bipolar disorder, diabetes mellitus, and ... - Dove Medical Press

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-09-18 20:34

The comorbidity of bipolar disorder, diabetes mellitus, and ...
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Turner's syndrome (TS) is the most common sex chromosome abnormality in females and characterized with short stature and ovarian dysgenesis.

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Clinical Conundrum: Approaching Bipolar Diagnosis Four Ways - Psychiatric Times

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-09-18 11:01

Psychiatric Times

Clinical Conundrum: Approaching Bipolar Diagnosis Four Ways
Psychiatric Times
According to our informal reader survey 2 months ago, respondents who identified as practicing psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners are using 4 different diagnostic approaches to bipolar disorder. When given descriptions of how to look for ...

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Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder - News-Medical.net

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-09-18 10:29

News-Medical.net

Scientists genetically engineer mice that display behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder
News-Medical.net
Johns Hopkins researchers report they have genetically engineered mice that display many of the behavioral hallmarks of human bipolar disorder, and that the abnormal behaviors the rodents show can be reversed using well-established drug treatments for ...

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Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: Strengths and Limitations of DSM-5 ... - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-09-18 07:37

Psychiatry Advisor

Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: Strengths and Limitations of DSM-5 ...
Psychiatry Advisor
With the mixed features specifier, the DSM-5 allows for mixed depression in both bipolar disorder and unipolar major depression.

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23andMe Tackles Depression, Bipolar Disorder - MD Magazine (registration) (blog)

Bipolar - Mon, 2017-09-18 03:11

MD Magazine (registration) (blog)

23andMe Tackles Depression, Bipolar Disorder
MD Magazine (registration) (blog)
The company is working in conjunction with the Milken Institute and Lundbeck to recruit 25,000 people who have been diagnosed with major depression, bipolar disorder I, or bipolar disorder II, and who are between the ages of 18–50 years old.

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Cases Show Complexity of Personalized Treatment in Major Depression - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Bipolar - Sun, 2017-09-17 08:41

Cases Show Complexity of Personalized Treatment in Major Depression
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Major depression or bipolar disorder? Can a person have bipolar disorder without hypomania? Under the DSM-5, the “mixed features” would suggest so, especially if certain symptoms occur right before the onset of a major depressive episode. Specific ...

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What is bipolar mania, and what does it feel like? - The Hindu

Bipolar - Sat, 2017-09-16 09:29

The Hindu

What is bipolar mania, and what does it feel like?
The Hindu
The jury is still out on the exact causes of bipolar disorder. There do exist noticeable physical changes in our brains — neurotransmitter and hormonal imbalances. Genetics play a big role too. If your parent or sibling has bipolar disorder, the ...

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Batavia Resident Gives Voice To Mental Illness In WebMD's 'Living Bipolar' - Patch.com

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-09-15 15:33

Patch.com

Batavia Resident Gives Voice To Mental Illness In WebMD's 'Living Bipolar'
Patch.com
When I learned that Susan Atkinson, 66, of Batavia, was featured in the WebMD series "Living Bipolar," I was ecstatic about interviewing her. As a person with bipolar 2 disorder, I Google "people with bipolar disorder" pretty often because I want to ...

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Psychiatry's Mood Disorders Conference Focuses on Bipolar Disorder - Texas Medical Center (press release)

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-09-15 14:06

Texas Medical Center (press release)

Psychiatry's Mood Disorders Conference Focuses on Bipolar Disorder
Texas Medical Center (press release)
Featuring some of the best minds in psychiatry, the second annual Houston Mood Disorders Conference, “Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Bipolar Disorder,” will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 22-23, by The University of Texas Health Science ...

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Clinical Challenges in Bipolar Disorder - Psychiatric Times

Bipolar - Fri, 2017-09-15 08:25

Psychiatric Times

Clinical Challenges in Bipolar Disorder
Psychiatric Times
Editor's Note: We are pleased to present this Q&A with Dr Ketter, based on his presentation at the 2017 Psychiatric Congress, “Solving Clinical Challenges in Bipolar Disorder.” Dr Ketter's presentation takes place on Sunday, September 17 at 9:15 am.

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Bipolar disorder or mood swings in kids? - KCBD-TV

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-09-14 21:04

Bipolar disorder or mood swings in kids?
KCBD-TV
We see cases of bipolar disorder in the movies where a character has extreme changes in behavior. Since mood swings are a part of growing up, how do you know if your child is normal or showing signs of a developing mental illness? Dr. Sarah Wakefield ...

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Ex-United Pilot Files $35M Suit Over Bipolar Misdiagnosis - Law360 (subscription)

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-09-14 12:03

Ex-United Pilot Files $35M Suit Over Bipolar Misdiagnosis
Law360 (subscription)
William Royster, who was shot down during Operation Desert Storm, according to the complaint, alleged that he was told by VA doctors that he had bipolar disorder, forcing him into medical retirement from his position as a commercial pilot with United ...

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Olympic athlete shares battle with bi-polar disorder - Richmond Daily News

Bipolar - Thu, 2017-09-14 11:13

Richmond Daily News

Olympic athlete shares battle with bi-polar disorder
Richmond Daily News
Held at the Argosy Casino Hotel and Spa, the Banquet drew nearly 450 people for an often-emotional evening featuring Suzy Favor Hamilton, three-time Olympic athlete whose battle with bipolar disorder nearly destroyed her life. “A lot of people can't ...

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Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder - Psychiatry Advisor

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-09-13 10:30

Psychiatry Advisor

Effect of Mixed State on Suicidal Behavior in Patients With Bipolar Disorder
Psychiatry Advisor
The depressive component of mixed states in patients with bipolar disorder was found to be associated with a high risk for suicidal behavior, according to recent research published in Bipolar Disorders. Researchers prospectively followed 429 ...

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These Adults Have ADHD But Were Misdiagnosed For Decades - BuzzFeed News

Bipolar - Wed, 2017-09-13 05:22

BuzzFeed News

These Adults Have ADHD But Were Misdiagnosed For Decades
BuzzFeed News
Since 2008 she'd been given other diagnoses, including bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder, with the corresponding antipsychotic medications, antidepressants, and therapy, but none of it worked. Worse than that – some of the medication ...

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