- Long-Term Memory Formation Altered In Schizophrenic And Bipolar Patients, Linked To Specific ProteinA specific protein abnormality has been identified in the brains of those with psychiatric disorders.
- MRI brain scans work as reliable bipolar disorder tests, according to a new study.
- A man, who claimed to have heard voices, was restrained on an Alaska Airlines flight for attempting to open the emergency exit door.
- At least one psychiatrist is advocating the treatment of children with a subset of bipolar disorder to be treated with the an inhaled form of the drug ketamine.
- "She comes home tomorrow," husband Michael Douglas said. "She's doing a really good job of getting balanced. I'm proud of her."
- Become aware of the possible mental health problems your child may have with these five common symptoms.
- The Lancet reviews recent findings in the research of genetics, diagnosis, and treatment of bipolar disorder.
- Researchers at the University of Manchester are conducting clinical trials to prove decreased depression when ECT and ketamine drug therapy are combined.
- Proper treatment helps most people with bipolar disorder gain better control of their mood swings and related symptoms. Even for people with the most severe forms of the illness, this is true.
- Jessie Close, sister of award-winning actress Glenn Close, is working on a memoir about living with bipolar disorder. Glenn will contribute as a writer and will also record the audio version.
- The anti-teen drinking group MADD says alcohol-related driving deaths shouldn't be the heaviest concern on a parent's mind.
- Different Google searches of mental illness across seasons help scientists trace mental health trends.
Bipolar disorder or bipolar affective disorder, historically known as manic–depressive disorder, is a psychiatric diagnosis that describes a category of mood disorders defined by the presence of one or more episodes of abnormally elevated energy levels, cognition, and mood with or without one or more depressive episodes. The elevated moods are clinically referred to as mania or, if milder, hypomania.