can be particularly debilitating because it's exact cause is still unknown.
often is misdiagnosed as major depression.
This is the largest study to date reporting on the prevalence of sleep loss as a trigger in individuals with bipolar disorder
and the first study to examine sleep loss as a trigger of both manic and depressive episodes in a large sample of individuals with bipolar disorder
The team at the National Centre for Mental Health are currently taking this work further by directly measuring sleep using activity monitors, and are keen to hear from anyone with bipolar disorder
who would like to help with the research.
is one of the causes of these mood swings.
Methodologic problems faced in determination of genes related to bipolar disorder
include that there are many effective genetic and environmental factors involved and also relate to the cost of the methods used and also that their results are not as efficient as expected, which taken together highlight the difficulty in conducting genetic studies in general (12).
Overview of Bipolar Disorder
including epidemiology, etiology, symptoms, diagnosis, pathology and treatment guidelines as well as an overview on the competitive landscape.
As with many mental illnesses, the causes of bipolar disorder
are not yet fully understood.
The symptoms of bipolar disorder
include alternating periods of depression and high, irritable mood, increased activity and restlessness, racing thoughts, talking fast, impulsive behavior and a decreased need for sleep.
They reported their comparison of subjective and objective measures of sleep for symptomatic patients with bipolar disorder
in a presentation at a meeting of the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology, formerly known as the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit meeting.
Most reports indicate that comorbid OCD exacerbates the symptoms of bipolar disorder
and makes the diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder
People suffering with bipolar disorder
have intense emotional states that occur in distinct periods called mood episodes.
Keywords: Memory Impairment, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
A sample of 303 American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) members who attended a live symposium on bipolar depression were surveyed using an audience-response system to characterize real-world perceptions and educational need related to screening, diagnosis, and treatment of bipolar disorder
and bipolar depression.
is one of the best-selling books on the topic and here appears in its third updated edition to cover new options for diagnosis and treatment of bipolar disorder