By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:45
Treatments for bipolar depression currently take more than one session to begin working. But a new, lower strength treatment may soon help them improve their moods instantly.
By Ben Wolford | Tue, 07/08/2014 - 19:15
The part of the brain linked to drug addiction is highly active when people with bipolar disorder make risky decisions.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 05/08/2014 - 12:31
A new app can detect and monitor shifts in a person's voice during phone conversations and so may identify the early warning signs of potentially self-destructive mood swings in manic-depressive patients.
By John Ericson | Fri, 03/21/2014 - 09:30
Mark Lukach's TEDx Talk reveals the everyday reality of mental illness.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 02/19/2014 - 15:51
A woman struggling with bipolar disorder was thrown in jail after a domestic violence charge and was forced to remain in solitary confinement, which worsened her mental health state.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 13:57
'MasterChef' finalist Josh Marks reportedly lost his battle with bipolar disorder Friday at age 26.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 08/28/2013 - 16:27
Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have announced a separation. Illness, including her battle with bipolar disorder and his with throat cancer, may have caused the rift.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 07/25/2013 - 22:39
Bipolar disorder is an extremely complex condition because it varies in severity with each patient, but scientists have just made a discovery that could help individualize treatment just a little more.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 07/02/2013 - 09:38
Latuda, a drug previously used to treat schizophrenia, has shown promise in clinical trials on major depression from bipolar disorder, earning approval by the FDA.
By Anoopa Singh | Thu, 06/27/2013 - 19:55
New findings show that lithium could be used as a treatment to lower suicide rates in individuals with depression and bipolar disorder.
By Anoopa Singh | Mon, 06/17/2013 - 14:43
A specific protein abnormality has been identified in the brains of those with psychiatric disorders.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 06/05/2013 - 19:13
MRI brain scans work as reliable bipolar disorder tests, according to a new study.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 18:28
A man, who claimed to have heard voices, was restrained on an Alaska Airlines flight for attempting to open the emergency exit door.