Adults at risk for mental health disorders drawn to city living, study finds
People genetically predisposed to mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anorexia nervosa prefer to live in urban areas as adults, a study published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder and childhood emotional abuse are markers of subthreshold bipolarity and worse treatment outcome in major depressive disorder - Olgiati P, Serretti A.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and childhood maltreatment (CMT: parental neglect; emotional, physical and sexual abuse) have been linked to bipolar disorder but they are also common in major depressive disorder (MDD). Our objective was to investigat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide related phenotypes in a bipolar sample: genetic underpinnings - Lybech LKM, Calabr ó M, Briuglia S, Drago A, Crisafulli C.
Suicide in Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a relevant clinical concern. Genetics may shape the individual risk for suicide behavior in BD, together with known clinical factors. The lack of consistent replication in BD may be associated with its multigenetic compo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

South Africa: In-Depth - How Are Depression and Bipolar Disorder Treated in the Public Sector?
[spotlight] It is estimated that "one in ten adults living in South Africa will have experienced major clinical depression at some point in their life but only 25% have sought treatment and care for their mental conditions, such as depression". Although these estimates are based on the South African Stress and Health (SASH) study, last done in 2009, subsequent studies have also stressed the challenge of reducing this treatment gap. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Managing Serious Mental Illness: Team Training, Antipsychotic Therapy, and Research Trends
At Harmony Pointe Nursing Center in Lakewood, CO, where about 30% of residents have a chronic, serious mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, the staff receive training about mental illnesses and how to manage behaviors. Psychiatrists and other experts contracted by the facility ’s parent company and available through local community alliances help manage treatments and other needs. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Kilgore Source Type: news

Older Adults and Serious Mental Illness: What We Know and What We Imagine
Approximately 15% of older adults in the United States live with a mental health condition, and 3% of older adults live with a serious mental illness (SMI). Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and recurrent major depression contribute significantly to disability. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Georgia L. Stevens, Lori K. Mannino Source Type: news

Serious Mental Illness in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care:Building Knowledge, Sharing Care
Post-acute and long-term care facilities are experiencing increases in the percentage of patients who are admitted with serious mental illness (SMI). According to the National Institute of Mental Health, SMI is a mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder that results in functional disability and hinders or negatively impacts engagement in major life activities (NIMH, 2019, https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/statistics/mental-illness). SMI includes psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, and treatment-resistant depression. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - October 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Galik Tags: Caring Collaborative Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in bipolar disorder: the relation with clinical and sociodemographic variables - Lage RR, de Assis da Silva R, Tancini MB, Nardi AE, Mograbi DC, Cheniaux E.
INTRODUCTION: Bipolar disorder (BD) has the highest risk of suicide among all mental disorders. Thus, identifying factors related to suicidal ideation is essential for a better assessment of the risk of suicide in BD. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the rela... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Bipolar disorder in the postpartum period: the impact of a prenatal mood episode on maternal improvement at postpartum discharge after joint inpatient hospitalization - Lasica PA, Glangeaud-Freudenthal NMC, Falissard B, Sutter-Dallay AL, Gressier F.
Bipolar disorder (BD) is linked to a high risk of relapse in the year postpartum. The aim of this study was to search for an association of a mood episode during pregnancy with a lack of maternal improvement after a post-partum episode requiring joint hosp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Treatment of comorbid psychiatric disorders with bipolar disorder - Alt ınbaş K.
Life time psychiatric comorbidities of bipolar disorders are highly prevalent. Anxiety disorders, alcohol-substance use disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder are the most common comorbid psychiatric condi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Isotretinoin induced psychotic mania: a case report - Kurhan F, Kami ş GZ.
Biological, genetic and psychosocial factors may play a role in the aetiology of bipolar mood disorder (BPD). BPD episodes might be triggered by isotretinoin, a retinoid derivative of vitamin A with a role in cellular proliferation and differentiation. Due... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Factors associated with lifetime suicide attempts in bipolar disorder: results from an Italian nationwide study - Buoli M, Cesana BM, Bolognesi S, Fagiolini A, Albert U, Di Salvo G, Maina G, de Bartolomeis A, Pompili M, Palumbo C, Bondi E, Steardo LJ, De Fazio P, Amore M, Altamura M, Bellomo A, Bertolino A, Di Nicola M, Di Sciascio G, Fiorillo A, Sacchetti E, Sani G, Siracusano A, Di Lorenzo G, Tortorella A, Altamura AC, Dell'osso B.
The purpose of the present study was to detect demographic and clinical factors associated with lifetime suicide attempts in Bipolar Disorder (BD). A total of 1673 bipolar patients from different psychiatric departments were compared according to the lifet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Suicidal behaviors in bipolar disorder type 1 - Maamouri R, Ellini S, Znaidi F, Cheour M, Dammak R.
OBJECTIVES: Bipolar disorder is one of the most common and severe psychiatric conditions. It is frequently complicated by suicidal behaviors, and patients with BD are among those at higher risk of suicide. The aims of our study were to evaluate the predict... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Symptoms and characteristics of youth hospitalized for depression: subthreshold manic symptoms can help differentiate bipolar from unipolar depression - Van Meter A, Correll CU, Ahmad W, Dulin M, Saito E.
BACKGROUND: Most people who have major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar disorder (BD) will have their first episode of depression in adolescence. However, in the absence of significant [hypo]manic symptoms, there are no clear guidelines for distinguish... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Neurostructural differences associated with self-harm in youth bipolar disorder - Dimick MK, Kennedy KG, Mitchell RHB, Sinyor M, MacIntosh BJ, Goldstein BI.
This study aims to ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Traumatic cervical vertebral artery aneurysm associated with suicidal stabs - Nonaka S, Oishi H, Tsutsumi S, Ishii H.
BACKGROUND: Cervical vertebral artery (VA) aneurysm occasionally develops in association with penetrating injury. However, its treatment strategy is not yet determined. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 50-year-old woman with bipolar disorder attempted suicide by stabbi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Paula J. Clayton Dies at 86; Helped Destigmatize Depression and Suicide
A clinical psychiatrist, she showed that suicide was often a result of mental illness, and that it could be avoided with the right treatment and public education. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Clay Risen Tags: Clayton, Paula J (1934-2021) Deaths (Obituaries) Depression (Mental) Mental Health and Disorders Suicides and Suicide Attempts Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Grief (Emotion) Bipolar Disorder Washington University Source Type: news

Author Q & A: Ketamine as a treatment for depression
In this interview with Doctoral Researcher Rebecca Dean and Professor Andrea Cipriani we learn more about two reviews investigating the use of ketamine as a treatment for depression recently published through Cochrane ’s Common Mental Disorders Group.Tell us about this Cochrane ReviewThis review is an update of a Cochrane review published in 2015, investigating the use of ketamine and other glutamate receptor modulators as a treatment for unipolar depression (also known as major depressive disorder).Since 2015, a lot of research has been published in this area and the FDA has recently licensed esketamine (Spravato) f...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

People with allergies may be more likely to have mental health disorders, study finds
People with asthma, atopic dermatitis and hay fever may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and other mental health disorders, a study published by Clinical and Experimental Allergy found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genomic Data From More Than 41,000 People Shed New Light on Bipolar Disorder
In the largest genome-wide association study of bipolar disorder to date, researchers found about twice as many genetic locations associated with bipolar disorder as reported in previous studies. These and other findings help improve our understanding of the biological origins of bipolar disorder. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Antipsychotic Effective for Bipolar Depression in Phase 3 Trial Antipsychotic Effective for Bipolar Depression in Phase 3 Trial
The antipsychotic lumateperone reduces depressive symptoms in adults with a major depressive episode associated with bipolar disorder, a new phase 3 study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Lamotrigine for treating anger in veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder - Thompson SI, El-Saden SM.
Lamotrigine is an antiepileptic drug that was Food and Drug Administration approved in 2003 for use in the maintenance treatment of bipolar I disorder to delay the time to recurrence of new mood episodes. The mechanism by which lamotrigine achieves its the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Gut Health'Vitally Important' for Mental Health Gut Health'Vitally Important' for Mental Health
Increased pro-inflammatory gut bacteria and decreased anti-inflammatory bacteria are associated with several major psychiatric disorders, including bipolar disorder, depression, and schizophrenia.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - September 21, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Prevalence of bipolar disorder among patients with suicidal ideation, recent aggression and self-harm, referred to the psychiatric hospital emergency department in Iran - Badrfam R, Zandifar A, Aminimanesh M, Farid M, Rahiminejad F.
Highlights • A large percentage of patients referred to the emergency department of a psychiatric hospital with manifestations of suicidal ideation, aggression or self-harm, have a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. • More than half of the patients ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Prediction of suicidal behavior using self-reported suicidal ideation among patients with bipolar disorder - Rossom RC, Yarborough BJ, Boggs JM, Coleman KJ, Ahmedani BK, Lynch FL, Daida Y, Simon GE.
BACKGROUND: People with bipolar disorder have elevated suicide risk. We estimated the ability of the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ9) to predict suicide outcomes for outpatients with bipolar disorder. METHODS: Visits by adults with bipolar disor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prefrontal-limbic-striatum dysconnectivity associated with negative emotional endophenotypes in bipolar disorder during depressive episodes - Lu F, Cui Q, He Z, Sheng W, Pang Y, Chen Y, Tang Q, Yang Y, Luo W, Yu Y, Li D, Deng J, Hu S, Chen H.
BACKGROUND: The prefrontal-limbic-subcortical network has been suggested as an important circuitry in the pathophysiology underlying bipolar disorder during depressive episodes (BDD). However, the relationships between disrupted prefrontal-limbic-subcortic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Characterising the shared genetic determinants of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and risk-taking - Hindley G, Bahrami S, Steen NE, O'Connell KS, Frei O, Shadrin A, Bettella F, R ødevand L, Fan CC, Dale AM, Djurovic S, Smeland OB, Andreassen OA.
Increased risk-taking is a central component of bipolar disorder (BIP) and is implicated in schizophrenia (SCZ). Risky behaviours, including smoking and alcohol use, are overrepresented in both disorders and associated with poor health outcomes. Positive g... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Increased Air Pollution Boosts Chances Of Severe Mental Illness, Study Finds
Even modest increases in pollutants like nitrogen dioxide, emitted by burning fossil fuels, led to a higher risk of hospitalization and outpatient care for people with conditions like schizophrenia, depression and bipolar, a U.K. study found. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Sustainability /sustainability Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Bipolar Disorder (Mania) Quiz
Title: Bipolar Disorder (Mania) QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 9/18/2012 1:28:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 5:40:16 PM (Source: MedicineNet Depression General)
Source: MedicineNet Depression General - August 26, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Tele-Psychiatry a Resounding Success in 5-Year Trial
Reports on the Study to Promote Innovation in Rural Integrated Telepsychiatry (SPIRIT), a telepsychiatry trial focusing on rural Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and patients who had screened positive for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or bipolar disorder. Notes that according to the results of the trial, treating mental health issues among underserved populations through telepsychiatry increases quality of life, perceived access to care, and minimizes barriers to accessing care. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - August 25, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Self-harm in aviation medicine-a complex challenge during a pandemic - Vuorio A, Bor R.
Several mental health problems are associated with self-harm. These include borderline personality disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and drug and alcohol-use disorders (1). The management of these disorders is not the scope of this pap... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cortical correlates of impulsive aggressive behavior in pediatric bipolar disorder - Simonetti A, Kurian S, Saxena J, Verrico CD, Restaino A, Di Nicola M, Soares JC, Sani G, Saxena K.
BACKGROUND: Impulsive aggression represents a frequent characteristic of pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD). Cortical alterations associated with impulsive aggression and its multiple facets have not been investigated yet in youth with bipolar disorder. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impulsivity as a risk factor for suicide in bipolar disorder - Zakowicz P, Skibi ńska M, Wasicka-Przewoźna K, Skulimowski B, Waśniewski F, Chorzepa A, Różański M, Twarowska-Hauser J, Pawlak J.
In this study, we applied temperament and character inventory (TCI), Barratt impulsiveness scale 11 (BIS-11), PEBL si... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prevalence and risk factors for non-suicidal self-injury among patients with depression or bipolar disorder in China - Wang L, Liu J, Yang Y, Zou H.
BACKGROUNDS: Non-suicidal self-injury is a serious health problem among patients with depression or bipolar disorder. However, few studies within the Chinese context have investigated the prevalence of NSSI and its risk factors in above populations. The pu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

How the Tokyo Olympics Changed the Conversation About Athletes ’ Mental Health
Even before Simone Biles threw the Olympics off its axis, Jessica Bartley knew mental health issues were weighing heavily on the athletes in Tokyo. Bartley, a psychologist and the director of mental health services for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee, says her team received about 10 requests daily during the Games to support athletes’ mental health needs. Most of the calls did not come directly from athletes, but from “a tip from someone around the athlete, who alerted us to a situation,” she says. These requests involved everything from struggles while in quarantine due to COVID-19 protocols, t...
Source: TIME: Health - August 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park/Tokyo Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

Video » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
Through an Intersectional Lens. The webinar provided an overview of bipolar disorder within the context of an intersectionality lens and highlight NIMH-funded research in this area with a focus on customizing combination therapeutic interventions for historically marginalized women and men who are at risk for or living with bipolar disorder. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Genetic Risk for Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Brain Changes
Polygenic risk scores for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia linked to structure and function of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - August 4, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Genetic Risk for Psychiatric Disorders Linked to Brain Changes
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4, 2021 -- Polygenic risk scores for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are associated with ventromedial prefrontal cortex (vmPFC) structure and function, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens
On June 10, 2021, NIMH will host a webinar on Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

A nation-wide population-based longitudinal study on life expectancy and cause specific mortality in patients with bipolar disorder and their siblings - Kessing LV, Ziersen SC, Andersen PK, Vinberg M.
OBJECTIVE: Mortality is increased in bipolar disorder due to both suicide and death by physical disorders, but it has never been investigated whether these mortalities translate into relatives to patients with bipolar disorder. The aim was to present the l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Predictive protein markers for depression severity in mood disorders: a preliminary trans-diagnostic approach study - Lee H, Rhee SJ, Kim J, Lee Y, Kim H, Lee J, Lee K, Shin H, Kim H, Lee TY, Kim M, Kim EY, Kim SH, Ahn YM, Kwon JS, Han D, Ha K.
Depression is a common symptom of many mental disorders, especially major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BD). Previous studies have reported that these diseases share common pathophysiological pathways; therefore, this study elucidated whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Mental Health Disorders Tied to Higher COVID - 19 Mortality
Findings show even higher risk among those with severe mental disorders, like schizophrenia and bipolar disorders (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

People With Mental Health Disorders Nearly Twice As Likely To Die From Covid, Study Finds
People with serious disorders like bipolar and schizophrenia were at even greater risk, the researchers said, as they called for mental health patients to be prioritized for vaccination efforts. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Telehealth social rhythm therapy to reduce mood symptoms and suicide risk among adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder - Sankar A, Panchal P, Goldman DA, Colic L, Villa LM, Kim JA, Lebowitz ER, Carrubba E, Lecza B, Silverman WK, Swartz HA, Blumberg HP.
This study was the first to examine the feasibility and acceptability of a 12-week social rhythm therapy (SRT) delivered predominantly via tel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects on suicidal risk: comparison of clozapine to other newer medicines indicated to treat schizophrenia or bipolar disorder - Forte A, Pompili M, Imbastaro B, De Luca GP, Mastrangelo M, Montalbani B, Baldessarini RJ.
BACKGROUND: Clozapine is the only treatment with regulatory-recognition of lowering suicidal risk, at least in schizophrenia patients. It remains uncertain whether such effects extend to other drugs for psychosis. METHODS: We searched for reports o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Reports Q2 2021 Results
New Brunswick, N.J. (July 21, 2021) – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) today announced results for second-quarter. “Our second-quarter results showcase Johnson & Johnson’s diversified portfolio, driven by strong sales and earnings growth across our Medical Device, Consumer Health and Pharmaceutical businesses,” said Alex Gorsky, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “I’m so proud of our 136,000 colleagues who remain focused on delivering our medicines and products to patients and consumers around the world, in addition to advancing our pipeline with new product launches and regulato...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Mental health startup for college students, Mantra Health, adds teletherapy services for bipolar I disorder
Last year the company launched a program for people with bipolar II disorder.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Single Pass Closes Seed Funding Round
LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 9, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bill Colone, CEO, announced today the closing of the seed financing round for Single Pass, Inc. (www.singlepass.co). Single Pass has developed the world's first disposable bipo... Devices, Surgery, Venture Capital Single Pass Inc, disposable bipolar electrocautery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

El trastorno bipolar en los j óvenes: avances y retos
Al principio, los s íntomas infantiles pueden ser confundidos con otras condiciones y los menores pueden sufrir angustia severa durante años. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Bipolar Disorder Mental Health and Disorders Children and Childhood Depression (Mental) Lithium (Drug) Source Type: news

Study identifies genetic risks for suicide death in individuals with bipolar disorder
(University of Iowa Health Care) A new study shows that individuals with bipolar disorder who are exposed to significant trauma may be at greater risk for suicide death, suggesting that a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or genetic predisposition to PTSD could be important factors in suicide prevention. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news