TORONTO - Children and teens with bipolar disorder
had a significantly longer recovery time and more recurrences if they had comorbid anxiety disorders, based on data from a longitudinal study.
For the past 5 years R&D for new bipolar disorders
drugs has been met with mixed success; while five drugs have progressed through the clinical pipeline and entered the market, four late-stage candidates have been discontinued.
PITTSBURGH -- Women with a history of bipolar disorder
have an increased risk of developing depression during and after pregnancy, based on a review of more than 2,000 pregnant women.
One in five adults has some type of diagnosable mental-health disorder, such as major depression, bipolar disorder
, suicidal tendencies, schizophrenia, panic disorders, post-traumatic stress, and anorexia and bulimia nervosa, according to the Center for Mental Health Services.
Awareness of the symptoms of early-onset bipolar disorder
may lead to appropriate referrals for assessment and treatment, as well as collaborative program planning for children with bipolar disorder
and alcoholism co-occur at higher than expected rates.
Fore Pharma's latest report 'Global Bipolar Disorders
Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2012 Update' provides most up-to-date information on key Research and Development activities (R&D) in the global Bipolar Disorders
The association between bipolar disorders
and substance use disorders across the globe was particularly striking in light of the large differences between countries in rates of substance use and abuse.
Today, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders
calls on psychiatrists around the world to set higher standards for the emotional wellness and stability of people with bipolar disorder
," said Samuel Gershon, MD, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and ISBD president.
Datamonitor conducted a survey of 140 psychiatrists across the seven major markets to ascertain the perceived level of unmet need in bipolar disorders
and to evaluate which factors exert the greatest influence on their prescribing decisions.
We know that more and more kids are being treated for bipolar disorder
," said Dr.
CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Aiming to gain a better understanding of the public's perceptions of bipolar disorder
(manic-depression), a recent survey revealed that only 11 percent of adults believe the illness can occur at any age and only 40 percent believe it is hereditary -- two common misperceptions that may lead to misdiagnosis in children.
com/research/13fa9f/global_bipolar_dis) has announced the addition of the "Global Bipolar Disorders
Drug Pipeline Capsule - 2011" report to their offering.
com/research/7b7e00/rd_trends_bipola) has announced the addition of the "R&D Trends: Bipolar Disorders
- Developments in Schizophrenia Dictate Trends in Diminutive Bipolar Disorders
Pipeline" report to their offering.
CABF's mission is to educate families, professionals, and the public about early-onset bipolar disorders
, support families to maximize the well being of the child while minimizing the adverse impact of bipolar disorders
on the family, and advocate for increased services to families and research on the nature, causes, treatment and cure of bipolar disorders
in the young.