Bipolar Disorder: Osmosis Study Video Bipolar Disorder: Osmosis Study Video

This video on the basics of bipolar disorder, sometimes known as manic depression, explores the definition, signs and symptoms, and treatments for the condition.Osmosis
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Psychiatric medications are an important part of treatment for many people with mental disorders, such as depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, schizophrenia, anxiety, and others. They play an important role in helping to alleviate the most serious symptoms, allowing people to better focus on their lives and on other treatment types, such as psychotherapy. Psychiatric medications are an important part of many people’s treatment plans for obtaining the most effective treatment for a mental health concern or mental illness. It’s good to know what drugs are being prescribed most often for mental disorders in the U.S...
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This study included 243 youths, ages 12 to 25 years (42 healthy controls, 43 non–help-seeking individuals [stage 0], 52 help-seeking youth experiencing distress and possibly mild symptoms of anxiety or depression [stage1a], and 108 youth demonstrating attenuated symptoms of an SMI such as bipolar disorder or psychosis [stage 1b]). Participants completed an adapted version of the Childhood Trauma and Abuse scale. There were high frequencies of reported trauma across all stages. Symptomatic individuals experienced more trauma and bullying. Stage 1b individuals reported more physical abuse. Stage 1b also indicated psych...
Source: The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Original Articles Source Type: research
To investigate which factors individuals with a psychotic depression experience as preventive of suicide while beeing hospitalized. Semi-structured qualitative interviews with nine inpatients, all hospitalized for a unipolar or bipolar depressive episode w...
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Publication date: 12 December 2019Source: Cell, Volume 179, Issue 7Author(s): Cross-Disorder Group of the Psychiatric Genomics ConsortiumSummaryGenetic influences on psychiatric disorders transcend diagnostic boundaries, suggesting substantial pleiotropy of contributing loci. However, the nature and mechanisms of these pleiotropic effects remain unclear. We performed analyses of 232,964 cases and 494,162 controls from genome-wide studies of anorexia nervosa, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, and Tourette synd...
Source: Cell - Category: Cytology Source Type: research
The D2 dopamine receptor and the serotonin 5-hydroxytryptamine 2A receptor (5-HT2A) are closely-related G-protein–coupled receptors (GPCRs) from the class A bioamine subfamily. Despite structural similarity, they respond to distinct ligands through distinct downstream pathways, whose dysregulation is linked to depression, bipolar disorder, addiction, and psychosis. They are important drug targets, and it is important to understand how their bias toward G-protein versus β-arrestin signaling pathways is regulated. Previously, evolution-based computational approaches, difference Evolutionary Trace and Evolutionary ...
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In a 20-year study, most cognitive functions in 445 individuals with psychotic disorders declined, according to a report published inJAMA Psychiatry.“Compared with a matched control group, year-20 cognitive outcomes were poor in [participants with] psychotic disorders, especially for older participants,” wrote Anne-Kathrin J. Fett, Ph.D., of the University of London and colleagues. “These results provide the first comprehensive picture of long-term cognitive changes and associated clinical and functional outcomes in psychotic disorders.”The participants were part of the Suffolk County Mental Health ...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Anne-Kathrin J. Fett cognitive decline Ph.D. psychotic disorders Suffolk County Mental Health Project Source Type: research
For many participants, Medicaid — the program that provides health care to millions of low-income Americans — isn’t free. It’s a loan. And the government expects to be repaid. Are you surprised to hear that? So was today’s guest. Rachel Corbett recently wrote an article explaining in what circumstances you could be at risk. Join us to find out if this could happen to you, how you can protect yourself and what is next for the healthcare program. SUBSCRIBE &REVIEW Guest information for ‘Rachel Corbett Medicaid’ Podcast Episode Rachel Corbett is the author of You Must Change Y...
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Publication date: Available online 10 December 2019Source: Journal of Psychiatric ResearchAuthor(s): Madhukar H. Trivedi, Cherise Chin Fatt, Manish K. Jha, Crystal M. Cooper, Joseph M. Trombello, Brittany L. Mason, Jennifer Hughes, Bharathi S. Gadad, Andrew H. Czysz, Russell T. Toll, Anne K. Fuller, Sangita Sethuram, Taryn L. Mayes, Abu Minhajuddin, Thomas Carmody, Tracy L. GreerAbstract:Depression has a chronic and recurrent course often with early onset and is the leading cause of disability worldwide. In contrast to diagnoses for other conditions which rely on precise medical tests, the diagnosis of depression still foc...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: There is positive but nonconclusive evidence that adjunctive light therapy reduces symptoms of bipolar depression and increases clinical response. Light therapy is well tolerated with no increased risk of affective switch. PMID: 31826657 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Can J Psychiatry Source Type: research
More than 80 years after its introduction, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) remains the most effective treatment for both unipolar and bipolar depression, with response rates of approximately 75% and remission rates of greater than 50%(1). While the general depiction of ECT in movies and television continues to be of painful and traumatic treatments(2), the FDA recognized the overall safety of ECT devices by reclassifying them as Class II in December 2018. Mandated among the labeling requirements was warnings about the potential for physical trauma including fractures.
Source: BRAIN STIMULATION: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
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