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Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorder

New research published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that serious disorders of mood such as bipolar disorder may be ...

At-risk children of mothers with bipolar disorder may benefit from early intervention

In this study, the Early Childhood Behavior Questionnaire and Child Behavior Checklist were used to assess the temperament of 30 toddlers between ...

At-risk children of mothers with bipolar disorder may benefit from early intervention

A recent study examining the temperament and behavior of toddlers whose mothers have bipolar disorder shows that toddlers who struggle with frustration, restraint and negative emotions may be at increased risk for behavioral problems over time. The study was published in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology. ... Full story

The adolescent brain develops differently in bipolar disorder

By Bill Hathaway - In adolescents with bipolar disorder, key areas of the brain that help regulate emotions develop differently, a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers shows. ... Full story

Personalizing Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Tel Aviv University researchers find insulin-like hormoneincreases lithium sensitivity in patients ... Full story

Study Offers Clues to Early Detection of Bipolar Disorders in High-Risk Children

Columbus, OH - New research published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry indicates a strong link between subthreshold manic episodes and likelihood of developing bipolar disorder in children of parents with bipolar disorder. The study’s findings could improve clinical assessment and care for these high-risk children by potentially enabling earlier identification, treatment or possible preventive measures. ... Full story

Bipolar Disorder Discovery at the Nano Level

Tiny structures found in brain synapses help scientists better understand disorder ... Full story

Decades of Research Pay Off with Promising Link to Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

In 1942, when Janice A. Egeland was only 8, she already had her sights set on a career in medical research. Inspired by Paul de Kruif’s 1926 classic book Microbe Hunters, she wrote in her diary that she hoped someday to make a medical discovery that would help sick people. ... Full story

Decades of Research Pay Off with Promising Link to Treatments for Bipolar Disorder

In 1942, when Janice A. Egeland was only 8, she already had her sights set on a career in medical research. Inspired by Paul de Kruif’s 1926 classic book Microbe Hunters, she wrote in her diary that she hoped someday to make a medical discovery that would help sick people. ... Full story

Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder

UMMS researchers uncover genetic pathway that could lead to better treatments ... Full story

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