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27 November 2014
People with comorbid bipolar spectrum disorders and anxiety tend to display higher levels of depressive symptoms than their counterparts with BSD alone, say researchers.
27 November 2014
Patients at ultra-high-risk for psychosis frequently have nonpsychotic disorders and often continue to experience attenuated psychotic symptoms, even if they do not transition to clinical psychosis, a study shows.
26 November 2014
The risk of altered thyroid function does not increase with duration of lithium treatment in patients with bipolar disorder, research suggests.
26 November 2014
Most of the benefits of a specialised early intervention for psychosis have disappeared by 8 years after its completion, shows follow-up of the OPUS trial.
20 November 2014
Connectivity within the striatum changes as psychotic symptoms improve in patients treated with second-generation antipsychotics, a study shows.
20 November 2014
Clinical features that can appear many years ahead of a psychiatric diagnosis may help doctors to predict whether patients will develop bipolar disorder or unipolar depression, say researchers.
19 November 2014
Plasma levels of lithium above the advised range are associated with a transient reduction in kidney function, research shows.
19 November 2014
The positive effects of omega-3 supplementation seen in patients at high risk of psychosis in a previous randomised, controlled trial may be sustained, the investigators reported at the International Early Psychosis Conference in Tokyo, Japan.
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