California ’ s New Plan to Treat the Mentally Ill May End Up Violating Their Rights
Facing enormous pressure to tame what appears to be a spiraling and increasingly intertwined statewide crisis in mental health, substance use, and homelessness, California officials have created the Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment Court, or CARE Court. The new system is a policy smorgasbord that ranges from the provision of court-ordered treatment and housing to food assistance, social activities, and exercise programming for Californians with severe mental illness. CARE Court, which launched in October to skeptical but hopeful Californians, is aimed at tackling the Golden State’s perpetual public ...
Source: TIME: Health - November 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jerel Ezell Tags: Uncategorized California Source Type: news

Validation of a youth suicide risk calculator in an adult sample with bipolar disorder - Fiedorowicz JG, Merranko JA, Goldstein TR, Heather Hower MSW, Iyengar S, Hafeman DM, Hunt JI, Strober M, Keller MB, Goldstein BI, Diler RS, Siddiqi S, Birmaher B.
BACKGROUND: Bipolar disorder (BD) conveys the highest risk of suicide of all mental disorders. We sought to externally validate a risk calculator (RC) of suicide attempts developed in youth with BD from the Course and Outcome of Bipolar Youth (COBY) study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 27, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comparative mortality risks in two independent bipolar cohorts - Yocum AK, Friedman E, Bertram HS, Han P, McInnis MG.
OBJECTIVES: To compare mortality rates in bipolar disorder with common causes of mortality. METHODS: Observational data from the Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder (PLS-BD) of 1128 participants including 281 controls was analyzed using... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 21, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Everton pay price of leadership ’s manic spending and blind eye to warnings
The severity of Everton’s punishment is up for debate but the club breaking their permitted financial fair play spend is not. For that there is plenty of blame to go round at Goodison Park after years of dysfunctional thinking has left the club in a perilous position. Some would argue that £19.5m…#everton #goodisonpark #ffp #farhadmoshiri #seandyche #moshiri #billkenwright #kenwright #playery #ronaldkoeman (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bipolar Disorder May Raise Risk for PCOS Bipolar Disorder May Raise Risk for PCOS
Previous studies suggest that the prevalence of polycystic ovary syndrome is higher in bipolar disorder patients compared with individuals not diagnosed with BD.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Diagnoses of 'hidden disabilities' including OCD, bipolar disorder and kleptomania soar by two thirds, data shows
The number of UK citizens registered with any kind of disability - hidden or visible - has jumped by 3.9 million to 16 million since 2011 - accounting for almost a quarter of the UK population. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What should Ireland ’s government do with a huge budget surplus?
B offshore profits of global corporations, the Irish economy has long been prone to manic mood swings. In 2016 Paul Krugman, an economist and commentator, coined the phrase “leprechaun economics” to describe a surge of 26% in Ireland’s that was later found to have been caused largely by accounting…#irish #paulkrugman #ireland #apple #michaelmcgrath #finegael #leovaradkar #fiannafail #michaelmartin #celtictigers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do bipolar disorder symptom profiles matter for suicide risk? A latent class approach to investigating differences in suicidal desire and acquired capability - Freitag S, Au JS, Liu DY, Mekawi Y, Lamis DA.
INTRODUCTION: Depressive and mixed symptoms in bipolar disorder (BD) have been linked to higher suicide risk. Based on Klonsky and May's three-step theory and Joiner's Interpersonal Psychological Theory of Suicide, we hypothesized that patients diagnosed w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 10, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Primary emotional systems, childhood trauma, and suicidal ideation in youths with bipolar disorders - Janiri D, Moccia L, Montanari S, Simonetti A, Conte E, Chieffo D, Monti L, Kotzalidis GD, Janiri L, Sani G.
BACKGROUND: Bipolar disorders (BD) in youths are strongly associated with suicidal ideation. Childhood trauma is a prominent environmental stressor associated with both BD diagnosis and suicide. Primary emotional systems are altered in adult BD and may con... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Electronic Medical Records May Hold Early Signs of Bipolar Disorder in Adults
TUESDAY, Nov. 7, 2023 -- Psychiatric diagnoses, psychotropic prescriptions, and health service use patterns might be signals of undiagnosed bipolar disorder (BD), according to a study published online Oct. 11 in the British Journal of General... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - November 7, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cross-disorder GWAS meta-analysis of endocannabinoid DNA variations in major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and schizophrenia - Kim HK, Gon çalves VF, Husain MI, Müller DJ, Mulsant BH, Zai G, Kloiber S.
In this study, we explored DNA variations in the ECS across major depressive disorder (MDD), bipolar disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum dis... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

‘General Hospital’ Star Maurice Benard Reveals He Contemplated Suicide During Pandemic
Three-time Daytime Emmy winner Maurice Benard, who has been open about his lifetime battle with bipolar disorder, revealed that he contemplated suicide during the pandemic. In a candid interview with People, the actor who plays mobster Sonny Corinthos on General Hospital said he thought about…#daytimeemmy #mauricebenard #sonnycorinthos #generalhospital #abc #stateofmind #tylerchristopher (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains bipolar disorder and why the condition is so difficult to identify and treat. (Source: - Health)
Source: - Health - November 4, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phase III Win in Schizophrenia; Bipolar Blood Test; How Do Psychedelics Work?
(MedPage Today) -- The 50-mg dose of the investigational drug brilaroxazine significantly reduced symptoms of schizophrenia in adults within 4 weeks in the phase III RECOVER trial, developer Reviva Pharmaceuticals announced. Severe mental illness... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - November 1, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Metformin May Help Young Patients With Bipolar Disorder Avoid Weight Gain
TUESDAY, Oct. 31, 2023 -- Taking the drug metformin– typically used for type 2 diabetes– can help counter weight gain in young people who are taking medication for bipolar disorder, according to a new trial. While second-generation... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - October 31, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news