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24 April 2014
The cognitive deficits experienced by patients with bipolar disorder are relatively stable across the disease course, show findings from a meta-analysis involving 14 studies.
24 April 2014
Study results indicate that the association between area deprivation and first-onset schizophrenia could be accounted for by high crime and low education levels.
23 April 2014
Chronically institutionalised patients with schizophrenia show cognitive improvement when they move to community-based living, Japanese research shows.
23 April 2014
Older patients with bipolar disorder are more likely to present with a depressive predominant polarity with melancholic depressive features than their younger counterparts, researchers report.
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.
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