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28 August 2014
Optimal personalised treatment improves quality of life and functioning of patients with bipolar disorder type I or II, suggests research published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
28 August 2014
Elevated levels of the inflammatory marker interleukin -6 in childhood are associated with an increased risk of psychosis and depression in adulthood, research shows.
27 August 2014
Healthy children who have a parent with bipolar disorder show altered brain activation during reward processing, research shows.
27 August 2014
Patients treated for schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder under the ACCESS model have low levels of service disengagement, high levels of medication adherence and improvements in clinical outcomes, researchers report.
21 August 2014
Unaffected twins of patients with bipolar disorder show enhanced neurocognitive function and positive temperament traits, research shows.
21 August 2014
Researchers have developed a multiplex blood assay that may aid the identification of high-risk individuals who will progress to psychosis.
20 August 2014
The benefits of metacognitive training to target cognitive biases persist for at least 3 years, with late additional benefits appearing more than 6 months after the intervention, shows research.
20 August 2014
Relatives of people with bipolar disorder are at an increased risk of developing not only bipolarity but also other psychiatric disorders, according to Swedish researchers.
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