Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe.
Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a mental health disorder that was previously called manic depressive psychosis or manic depression. The condition is typically characterized by a mood that "swings" from a depressive state where an individual may feel down and lethargic to a manic phase that may cause them to feel hyperactive and jittery.

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Researchers elucidate how gene mutation mechanism causes autism

Study shows association between childhood loneliness and first-episode psychosis

Study shows association between childhood loneliness and first-episode psychosis

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

Gut-friendly psychobiotics could brighten moods and fight depression

Rise in severe psychiatric cases among children during the pandemic

Rise in severe psychiatric cases among children during the pandemic

Ketogenic diet can be a powerful aid in treating mental illness

Ketogenic diet can be a powerful aid in treating mental illness

For-profit companies open psychiatric hospitals in areas clamoring for care

For-profit companies open psychiatric hospitals in areas clamoring for care

Study identifies brain energy metabolism dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders

Study identifies brain energy metabolism dysfunction in neuropsychiatric disorders

Prenatal topiramate exposure not associated with increased autism risk among children

Prenatal topiramate exposure not associated with increased autism risk among children

Study examines oral hygiene self-care behavior among patients with mental health disorders

Study examines oral hygiene self-care behavior among patients with mental health disorders

Antipsychotic use during pregnancy not linked to childhood neurodevelopmental disorders or learning difficulties

Antipsychotic use during pregnancy not linked to childhood neurodevelopmental disorders or learning difficulties

INTEGRA supports the next generation of synthetic biologists

INTEGRA supports the next generation of synthetic biologists

New approach needed to better prepare and support women during menopause transition, experts say

New approach needed to better prepare and support women during menopause transition, experts say

Novel genetic associations with anxiety unveiled in comprehensive study of over 1.2 million people

Novel genetic associations with anxiety unveiled in comprehensive study of over 1.2 million people

Sleep-circadian disturbances can trigger or worsen a range of psychiatric disorders

Sleep-circadian disturbances can trigger or worsen a range of psychiatric disorders

Pioneering repository aims to raise visibility and awareness about people with mental illnesses

Pioneering repository aims to raise visibility and awareness about people with mental illnesses

Cerebellum plays key role in exercise-induced anxiety relief

Cerebellum plays key role in exercise-induced anxiety relief

Specialist support helps new moms with severe mental illness reduce relapse risk

Specialist support helps new moms with severe mental illness reduce relapse risk

Ancient DNA traces multiple sclerosis origins to 5,000-year-old migrations

Ancient DNA traces multiple sclerosis origins to 5,000-year-old migrations

Bipolar disorder cuts lives short more than smoking

Bipolar disorder cuts lives short more than smoking

Study investigates the connection between changing light levels and mental health

Study investigates the connection between changing light levels and mental health

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