Little evidence that marijuana helps chronic pain, PTSD, studies find
Medical marijuana is now legal in 28 states and the District of Columbia. Increasingly, people are turning to cannabis to treat a range of symptoms and conditions, including nausea, bipolar disorder and seizures. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revisiting the concept of severe mental illness: severity indicators and healthcare spending in psychotic, depressive and dissociative disorders - Gonzalez Vazquez AI, Seijo Ameneiros N, D íaz Del Valle JC, Lopez Fernandez E, Santed Germán MA.
BACKGROUND: The concept of severe mental illness (SMI) has been related to bipolar or psychotic diagnosis, or to some cases of depressive disorders. Other mental health problems such as personality disorders or posttraumatic dissociative conditions, which ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

People with mental illness reoffend less if on specialty probation
(University of California - Berkeley) Each year, some 2 million people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses are arrested for various crimes, inadvertently turning the US correctional system into the nation's primary provider of inpatient psychiatric care. But an eight-year study led by the University of California, Berkeley, offers a solution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Increased risk of suicide, mental health conditions linked to sexual assault victimization
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) An analysis of nearly 200 independent studies involving more than 230,000 adult participants finds that having been sexually assaulted is associated with significantly increased risk of anxiety, depression, suicidality, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, obsessive-compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. The analysis, reported in the journal Clinical Psychology Review, represents a summary of 40 years of research on the subject. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Science News » Mood Stabilizing Medications an Effective Option for Older Adults with Bipolar Disorder
Two standard medications for bipolar disorder were effective in controlling symptoms at doses tailored to older people in a clinical trial of treatment in adults over age 60. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - August 7, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Childhood trauma, dimensions of psychopathology and the clinical expression of bipolar disorders: A pathway analysis - Etain B, Lajnef M, Henry C, Aubin V, Azorin JM, Bellivier F, Bougerol T, Courtet P, Gard S, Kahn JP, Passerieux C, Leboyer M.
This study aims at testing for paths from childhood abuse to clinical indicators of complexity in bipolar disorder (BD), through dimensions of affective dysregulation, impulsivity and hostility. METHOD: 485 euthymic patients with BD fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comorbid sleep disorders and suicide risk among children and adolescents with bipolar disorder - Stanley IH, Hom MA, Luby JL, Joshi PT, Wagner KD, Emslie GJ, Walkup JT, Axelson DA, Joiner TE.
Children and adolescents with bipolar disorder are at increased risk for suicide. Sleep disturbances are common among youth with bipolar disorder and are also independently implicated in suicide risk; thus, comorbid sleep disorders may amplify suicide risk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Increased brain acidity in psychiatric disorders
(Fujita Health University) Decreased brain pH in the patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder has been considered to be the result of secondary factors associated with the diseases, such as medication and agonal state. However, the researchers of the present study suggest that decreased brain pH is a primary feature of the diseases themselves, based on the current findings from systematic investigation using five animal models, which are devoid of such secondary factors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 7, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Individuals with bipolar disorder need workplace support
(University of Michigan) People with bipolar disorder often find themselves unemployed due to exclusion, stigma and stereotypes directed at them at work, a new study found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mental illness, suicide and violence creating lost generation in the Middle East
(Springer) There has been a sharp increase in non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Depression and anxiety disorders were the most common mental conditions, according to a study led by Ali Mokdad of the University of Washington in the US. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trajectories of suicidal ideation over 6 months among 482 outpatients with bipolar disorder - K öhler-Forsberg O, Madsen T, Behrendt-Møller I, Sylvia L, Bowden CL, Gao K, Bobo WV, Trivedi MH, Calabrese JR, Thase M, Shelton RC, McInnis M, Tohen M, Ketter TA, Friedman ES, Deckersbach T, McElroy SL, Reilly-Harrington NA, Nierenberg AA.
INTRODUCTION: Suicidal ideation occurs frequently among individuals with bipolar disorder; however, its course and persistence over time remains unclear. We aimed to investigate 6-months trajectories of suicidal ideation among adults with bipolar disorder.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

23andMe Aims to Crack Depression's Biological Code 23andMe Aims to Crack Depression's Biological Code
The study will enroll 25,000 patients and combine data from genetics, cognitive tests, and online surveys to explore how genetics is related to depression and bipolar illness.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Aseptic meningitis associated with use of Lamictal (lamotrigine)
[08-12-2010] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that Lamictal (lamotrigine) †, a medication commonly used for seizures in children two years and older, and bipolar disorder in adults, can cause aseptic meningitis. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 3, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

23andMe to launch study exploring role of genetics in depression, bipolar disorders
Personal genetics company 23andMe will be teaming up with the Milken Institute, a think tank, and pharmaceutical company Lundbeck to drive enrollment for a genetic study designed to grasp the underlying biology of major depressive and bipolar disorders.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 2, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Bipolar disorder and early emotional trauma: a critical literature review on indicators of prevalence rates and clinical outcomes - Dualibe AL, Os ório FL.
OBJECTIVES: We performed a systematic literature review to (1) evaluate the prevalence rates of early emotional trauma (EET) in patients with bipolar disorder (BD) and the impact of these traumas on the development of the disorder, and (2) integrate the fi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Inflammatory and innate immune markers of neuroprogression in depressed and teenage suicide brain - Pandey GN.
Several studies suggest that major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar disorder (BPD) are neuroprogressive illnesses. Besides clinical features, neurobiological mechanisms have been suggested to contribute to the neuroprogression of mood disorders. Biolo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Elon Musk tweets about depression and bipolar disorder
Tesla founder Elon Musk gave insight into his personal life in a series of tweets on Monday morning and revealed he suffers from bipolar disorder.    (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Injectable, extended-release bipolar drug wins FDA nod
Otsuka Pharmaceutical (TYO:4578) and Lundbeck said last week that its extended-release injectable aripiprazole suspension, Abilify Maintena, won FDA approval as a maintenance monotherapy for adults with bipolar I disorder. The once-monthly intramuscular formulation was created by Otsuka and co-developed and commercialized with Lundbeck, the companies reported. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Injectable, extended-release bipolar drug wins FDA nod appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Lundbeck Otsuka Pharmaceutical Source Type: news

FDA Approves Long-acting Injectable for Bipolar Disorder FDA Approves Long-acting Injectable for Bipolar Disorder
The FDA has approved extended-release injectable aripiprazole for maintenance monotherapy for bipolar disorder in adults.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Alert Source Type: news

Aggressiveness in depression: a neglected symptom possibly associated with bipolarity and mixed features - Verdolini N, Perugi G, Samalin L, Murru A, Angst J, Azorin JM, Bowden CL, Mosolov S, Young AH, Barbuti M, Guiso G, Popovi ć D, Vieta E, Pacchiarotti I.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate aggressiveness during a major depressive episode (MDE) and its relationship with bipolar disorder (BD) in a post hoc analysis of the BRIDGE-II-MIX study. METHOD: A total of 2811 individuals were enrolled in this multicenter c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging
Research finds deep links between biological aging, bipolar disorder, and brain structure. Telomere length may be a new marker for psychiatric disorders. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

Abilify Maintena (aripiprazole) for Extended-Release Injectable Suspension Approved by the U.S. FDA for Maintenance Monotherapy Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder
Valby, Denmark and Tokyo, Japan, 28 July 2017 - H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Otsuka) today announced Abilify Maintena ® (aripiprazole) for extended-release injectable suspension was approved by the U.S. Food and... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - July 28, 2017 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

You'll age quicker if your parents had bipolar disorder
King's College London researchers led the study, with help from a team at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk for bipolar disorder associated with faster aging
(King's College London) New King's College London research suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may 'age' more rapidly than those without a history of the disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 26, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Buddhist yogi taught others to live a meaningful life. He died with fentanyl in his system.
Photo credit: Caitlin Strom http://www.caitlinstrom.com/ Posted by Michael Stone on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 When the Buddhist and yoga teacher left his home in British Columbia's Gulf Islands last week and didn't return, his family became concerned. Michael Stone, a well-known author and social activist, had suffered quietly from bipolar disorder, they said, and several months ago “his mania […]Related:Monthly shot could be the ‘next revolution’ in HIV therapy, replacing daily pillsNew Zika testing recommendation issued for pregnant womenHe thought he just had blisters from...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Non-suicidal self-injury in pediatric bipolar disorder: clinical correlates and impact on psychosocial treatment outcomes - MacPherson HA, Weinstein SM, West AE.
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) in childhood is not well documented, especially among youth with pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD). The current study evaluated prevalence and correlates of NSSI, and its impact on intervention response, in a randomized trial... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Leveling and abuse among patients with bipolar disorder at psychiatric outpatient departments in Ethiopia - Belete H.
INTRODUCTION: The World Health Organization (WHO) clearly states the importance of psychological well-being in the definition of health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". Howe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental health coverage cuts result in extra costs
(Reuters Health) - An effort by the Netherlands to save money on mental health care by raising patient co-pays produced $15 million in short-term savings but ended up adding $29 million to the costs of treating bipolar and psychotic disorders, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

For Humanitarian Workers, Mental Health Needs Are Often Overlooked
July 19, 2017It's time to take mental well-being during complex emergencies seriously.In my family there was always a strong culture of suffering in silence. We were encouraged as children to ignore small injuries and illnesses, and to soldier on without complaint.I only realized the full extent of this embedded behavior when my elderly mother dislocated her shoulder and refused to go to the hospital for 24 hours, somehow believing that it would get better on its own.It has always been difficult to shake off this deeply ingrained sense that to ask for help is somehow weak. When, in a one year period, my son had a serious a...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Genetic Biomarker Tied to Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia Genetic Biomarker Tied to Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia
A single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP), rs300774, which has been identified as a marker for suicide in people with bipolar disorder (BD), also predicts suicide attempts in people with schizophrenia (SCZ) or schizoaffective disorder (SAD), researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Overcoming Episodes of Depression
I have felt it wash over me like a tsunami seeking to destroy, and at other times it cradles me silently as I try to fall to sleep, inevitably failing as it gags and strangles me till I am numb and empty. When the darkness comes I am lost with myself and an overwhelming sense of failure. Over the past few months I have succumbed to a ruthless depression, similar to the one I lived through in my first and second years of university. The most marked change I have noticed is in my sleep routine: I am easily fatigued, generally lethargic and lacking energy throughout the day. I find it extremely difficult to fall asleep, have ...
Source: Psych Central - July 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Taylor Bourassa Tags: Bipolar Depression Personal Stories Bipolar Disorder Depressive Episode Major Depressive Disorder Sadness Self Image Source Type: news

Letter to the Editor "Childhood maltreatment severity is associated with elevated C-reactive protein and body mass index in adult with schizophrenia and bipolar diagnoses" - Liu J, He Y, Luo X.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Calculator Predicts Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Youth at Familial Risk Calculator Predicts Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Youth at Familial Risk
A novel risk calculator identifies young people at familial risk who are likely to develop bipolar spectrum disorder (BPSD) within five years, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Tips For People Whose Loved Ones Are Living With Depression
I am 20 (almost 21!) years old and I am living with bipolar depression. Now, before you say “how do you know? You’re just (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women and men may have different bipolar disorder biomarkers
(Penn State) Men and women react differently to compounds associated with immune system response to bipolar disorder, according to an international team of medical researchers. The findings suggest that bipolar disorder could one day be diagnosed by measuring biological changes in the body, and that treatments could be tailored differently for men and women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New York Federal Judge: Bipolar Disorder Subject To Disability Plan's 24-Month Cap
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - A New York federal judge on June 14 said a disability insurer did not act arbitrarily and capriciously in relying on the American Psychiatric Association's definition of mental illness when determining that bipolar disorder is a mental illness and subject to the plan's 24-month cap on disability benefits for a mental illness (Marry Kim v. The Hartford Life Insurance Co., No. 15-2474, E.D. N.Y., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91660). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - July 10, 2017 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Replication of rs300774, a genetic biomarker near ACP1, associated with suicide attempts in patients with schizophrenia: relation to brain cholesterol biosynthesis - Li J, Yoshikawa A, Meltzer HY.
The aim of this study was to determine if three biomarkers for suicide attempts previously identified and replicated in a genome-wide association (GWAS) study of bipolar disorder (BD) suicide attempters also predicted suicide attempts in patients prospecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Thought Leader: Quick Queries with Dr. Carl Clark, Mental Health Center of Denver (Video)
Carl Clark never planned to be the CEO of anything, but today he ’s the president and CEO of the Mental Health Center of Denver. As a young man, Clark was interested in anything that got him outdoors, so he studied zoology in college. It wasn’t until he had decided to pursue psychology instead that he found out about his dad’s bipolar disorder. “I feel like we got lucky, my family, that my dad got access to [mental health] services, because not a lot of people do,” Clark said. “In fact,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

Thought Leader: Quick Queries with Dr. Carl Clark, Mental Health Center of Denver (Video)
Carl Clark never planned to be the CEO of anything, but today he ’s the president and CEO of the Mental Health Center of Denver. As a young man, Clark was interested in anything that got him outdoors, so he studied zoology in college. It wasn’t until he had decided to pursue psychology instead that he found out about his dad’s bipolar disorder. “I feel like we got lucky, my family, that my dad got access to [mental health] services, because not a lot of people do,” Clark said. “In fact,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 6, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kathleen Lavine Source Type: news

Risk Calculator Promising for Predicting Bipolar Disorder in Kids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Tool designed for those whose parents are diagnosed with bipolar spectrum disorder (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - July 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Resolution of refractory bipolar disorder with psychotic features and suicidality through lifestyle interventions: a case report - Brogan K.
Background • This case illustrates the relationship between gut, hormonal, and brain function in that dietary change, mindfulness interventions, and detoxification led to resolution of disabling luteally exacerbated psychiatric symptoms. Summary • A 45... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Borderline personality and attention-deficit hyperactivity traits in childhood are associated with hypomanic features in early adulthood - Mistry S, Zammit S, Price VE, Jones HJ, Smith DJ.
BACKGROUND: There is limited understanding of the symptomatic development of bipolar disorder from childhood to early adulthood. AIMS: We assessed whether borderline personality disorder traits, ADHD, and emotional, behavioural and social difficulties duri... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characterization of risk-taking in adults with bipolar spectrum disorders - Reinharth J, Braga R, Serper M.
Individuals with bipolar spectrum disorders experience higher morbidity and mortality rates relative to the general population because of increased commission of dangerous behaviors. Despite this impact, little is known about the overall rates of risk-taki... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

A mum on having electric shock therapy while pregnant
Tania Gergeln had ECT for severe bipolar disorder while pregnant with her second daughter. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bipolar disorder: Signs, symptoms, and diagnosis
Learn about the symptoms of bipolar disorder, a condition characterized by alternating periods of extreme high and low moods, as well as how it is managed. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bipolar Source Type: news

The temperament and character traits in patients with major depressive disorder and bipolar affective disorder with and without suicide attempt - Eri ć AP, Erić I, Curković M, Dodig-Curković K, Kralik K, Kovač V, Filakovic P.
BACKGROUND: Suicide and mood disorders (especially major depressive disorder (MDD) and bipolar affective disorder (BD)) represent a significant global health burden. Major depressive disorder and bipolar affective disorder have been associated with increas... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Efficacy of atypical antipsychotics in the management of acute agitation and aggression in hospitalized patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: results from a systematic review - Yu X, Correll CU, Xiang YT, Xu Y, Huang J, Yang F, Wang G, Si T, Kane JM, Masand P.
Acute agitation and aggression are common symptoms in patients with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. In this review, we discuss the prevalence, clinical assessment strategies, treatment options, and current Western and Chinese guidelines for the managem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Lipid profile and suicide attempt in bipolar disorder: a meta-analysis of published and unpublished data - Bartoli F, Di Brita C, Crocamo C, Clerici M, Carr à G.
Evidence suggests an association between low lipid levels and suicidality in subjects with severe mental disorders. This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis aimed at exploring differences in lipid profile between suicide attempters and non-att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Chemical hand warmer packet ingestion: a case of elemental iron exposure - Weiland JL, Sherrow LK, Jayant DA, Katz KD.
For individuals who work outdoors in the winter or play winter sports, chemical hand warmers are becoming increasingly more commonplace because of their convenience and effectiveness. A 32-year-old woman with a history of chronic pain and bipolar disorder ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Clinical characterization of Italian suicide attempters with bipolar disorder - Dell'osso B, Vismara M, Dobrea C, Cremaschi L, Grancini B, Arici C, Benatti B, Buoli M, Ketter TA, Altamura AC.
Introduction Bipolar disorder (BD) is a chronic, highly disabling condition associated with psychiatric/medical comorbidity and substantive morbidity, mortality, and suicide risks. In prior reports, varying parameters have been associated with suicide risk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news