In this report from the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology we focus on three studies that evaluated interventions to help patients and their families manage the psychological toll of cancer through the disease continuum.
Children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder who also have conduct disorder/oppositional defiant disorder or anxiety disorder are at an increased risk of developing bipolar disorder, research shows.
A post-hoc analysis of data from a prospective European study reveals that patients with bipolar disorder who stop using cannabis during a manic or mixed episode have similar clinical and functional outcomes to those who have never used the drug.
The association between suicidal ideation and later suicide is much stronger in patients with schizophrenia spectrum psychosis than in those with mood disorders, show results of a systematic meta-analysis.
The frequency of the metabolic syndrome in patients with bipolar disorder warrants systematic screening, say researchers, particularly among men, older patients and those receiving atypical antipsychotic treatment.