Inside the university basement in Denmark housing 10,000 brains from mental health patients
In the cold, grey basement of the University of Southern Denmark is a room with nearly 10,000 white plastic buckets with scribbled numbers on each one. Walking through the aisles of rolling shelves on which the buckets are placed, there is not much there to tell you that this is the world’s…#russian #danish #erikströmgren #láruseinarson #risskov #denmark #schizophrenia #mania #danes #jespervaczykragh (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook Live: Bipolar Disorder in Adults
In recognition of World Bipolar Day, NIMH is conducting a Facebook Live on bipolar disorder in adults. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - March 17, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

ECT for Severe Depression Tied to Improved Cognition in Seniors ECT for Severe Depression Tied to Improved Cognition in Seniors
ECT in older patients with refractory depression and bipolar disorder has been linked to cognitive improvement, allaying fears that the treatment could have a deleterious impact in this patient population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - March 14, 2023 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Psychedelics Could Revolutionize Couples Therapy
When Joe, 37, and his wife tried MDMA together for the first time two years ago, he expected to “let loose a little bit and have fun.” Instead, they talked about the trash: why Joe didn’t take it out frequently, why that bothered his wife, and how they could compromise moving forward. “We just hashed it out,” says Joe, who asked to use a fake name since recreational MDMA use is not legal in the U.S. “It opened up doors that we didn’t even know were there.” Under the influence of MDMA, the drug also known as ecstasy, Joe and his wife were able to reach new understanding, voici...
Source: TIME: Health - March 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Series Mania-Bound ‘Innermost’ by Israel’s Yaron Shani Reveals First Look (EXCLUSIVE)
Israel’s Yaron Shani, best known for his feature debut “Ajami,” nominated for the Best International Feature Oscar in 2010, is presenting his debut television series, “Innermost,” at Series Mania. Variety is unveiling an exclusive first look at the series, which world premieres March 20 at the…#israel #yaronshani #ajami #seriesmania #variety #lille #erannaim #telaviv #shani #amaji (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stocks reverse manic Monday, led by banks, even as inflation shows'the Fed is stuck between a rock and a hard place '
Stocks are leaping on Wall Street Tuesday, as some of the most breathtaking moves from a manic Monday reverse course. The S&P 500 was 1.9% higher in morning trading after a report showed inflation is still high but heading lower. Stocks of smaller and mid-sized banks recovered some of their prior…#treasury #federalreserve #brianjacobsen #cmegroup #zionsbancorp #keycorp #charlesschwab #metaplatforms #siliconvalleybank #signaturebank (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fortification of drinking water with lithium to reduce suicide in the population - Rihmer Z, D öme P.
Lithium (Li) is the oldest psychotropic agent for the treatment of mood disorders and one that is still used. Li has several therapeutic indications including phase prophylaxis and treatment of acute mania in bipolar disorder, as well as augmentation of th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Examining the clinical correlates of conduct disorder in youth with bipolar disorder - Woodward D, Wilens TE, Yule AM, DiSalvo M, Taubin D, Berger A, Stone M, Wozniak J, Burke C, Biederman J.
BACKGROUND: Conduct Disorder (CD) is highly comorbid with Bipolar Disorder (BP) and this comorbidity is associated with high morbidity and dysfunction. We sought to better understand the clinical characteristics and familiality of comorbid BP  + CD by e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

WeightWatchers Is Getting In on the Ozempic Boom
In yet another signal that Ozempic mania is unlikely to abate anytime soon, WeightWatchers announced that it has agreed to acquire Sequence, a weight-loss management telehealth company that touts its prescriptions for Ozempic and other similar GLP-1 agonist drugs, as they’re known medically, for…#weightwatchers #sequence #glp1 #sequences #whyglp1swork #clinician #cdc #garyfoster #simasistani #iqvia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Bipolar Disorder Is Poorly Understood in Ghana - Knowing the Facts Can Help Prevent Suffering
[The Conversation Africa] Attitudes to mental health conditions are often influenced by matters of awareness and belief systems. Bipolar disorder is one of the conditions that's frequently misunderstood and stigmatised. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Woman, 42, misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder - was actually a vitamin B12 deficiency
She suffered "severe" depression for years as a result of the deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Plus Mental Illness Can Send Caffeine Intake Soaring
THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 -- One group of Americans drinks more caffeinated beverages than all others. That ’s people who smoke cigarettes and also have serious mental illness, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according to new... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - March 2, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Interactions between mood and paranoid symptoms affect suicidality in first-episode affective psychoses - Ramain J, Conus P, Golay P.
BACKGROUND: Suicide prevention is a major challenge in the treatment of first-episode affective psychoses. The literature reports that combinations of manic, depressive and paranoid symptoms, which may interact, are associated with an increased risk of sui... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Trailer Park Millionaires: Tiny Home In The Hamptons Sells For Record $3.75 Million
The housing mania in the Hamptons continues ahead of the spring market as an 800-square-foot oceanfront trailer is under contract for a mindboggling $3.75 million, the New York Post first reported. Suppose the deal…#hamptons #newyorkcity #willgold #atlanticteam #douglaselliman #gold #danloeb #vitaminwater #dariusbikoff #southerncalifornia (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: Could antidepressants cause treatment-emergent mania?
In a study published in Molecular Psychiatry, Mark Frye, M.D., a Mayo Clinic researcher and collaborators, investigated the risk of treatment-emergent mania in bipolar disorder when treated with antidepressants. "We found that antidepressants that increase mitochondrial energetics (cells that extract energy from nutrients for sustaining life) may elevate the risk of treatment-emergent mania," says Dr. Frye. The increased energy expenditure of mania associated with impulsivity, poor judgment, psychosis and loss of insight can drive high-risk behaviors, often… (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - February 25, 2023 Category: Research Source Type: news