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17 April 2014
A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies has identified six biological pathways that may be involved in the genetic predisposition to develop bipolar disorder.
17 April 2014
Early recognition and treatment of coronary artery disease must become a clinical priority for all adults with schizophrenia, say researchers who studied autopsy data for schizophrenia patients who died suddenly in hospital.
16 April 2014
People with a history of schizophrenia appear to have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than the general population, but the association may be due to underreporting, say researchers.
16 April 2014
Previous suicide attempts, recent affective episodes and recent psychiatric inpatient care are the strongest indicators that a patient with bipolar disorder may attempt suicide, show results of a large Swedish study.
10 April 2014
Unipolar mania is a distinct subtype of bipolar I disorder which, when accompanied by generalised anxiety disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, can predict transition to classic bipolar disorder, say US researchers.
10 April 2014
German study results show that psychiatrists often underestimate treatment nonadherence in schizophrenia patients and that integrated care interventions to improve adherence are underused.
09 April 2014
Results from a naturalistic study show that there is a high risk of relapse among bipolar disorder patients, particularly if their medication is changed or stopped.
09 April 2014
Among individuals with schizophrenia, those earliest in their illness course and those with a history of suicide attempts have the highest suicide-related mortality rates, reveals analysis of the international Ziprasidone Observational Study of Cardiac Outcomes.
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