Dialectical Behavior Therapy Decreased Suicide Attempts in Youths With Bipolar Disorder
Among young people under age 18 who are diagnosed with disorders on the bipolar spectrum (BD), as many as one in two attempts suicide. Of all psychiatric diagnoses in this age group, BD is associated… Read More
Study Points to Importance of Cognitive Inflexibility in Children Diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder
A follow-up study of young adults who were diagnosed years earlier with childhood-onset bipolar disorder suggests that their cognitive flexibility—in many cases already impaired at the time of… Read More
A Medicine That Treats Mania Also Shows Effectiveness in Treating Depression in Bipolar Disorder
Cariprazine, a medicine approved by the FDA in 2015 for the treatment of manic episodes in bipolar I disorder, was effective in reducing depressive symptoms in bipolar I disorder patients in a phase… Read More
Long-term Study Reveals How Bipolar Disorder Emerges in High-Risk Youth
A multi-decade study focusing on children of parents diagnosed with bipolar disorder quantifies the risk—24.5%—that they themselves will develop bipolar illness, and suggests a “progressive sequence… Read More