Latest Bipolar disorders research Stories
Bipolar disorder affects 200 million people globally, and yet there are so many questions surrounding the condition. A new study reveals that the answers mat actually be found within our stem cells.
One of the biggest challenges in psychiatric genetics has been to replicate findings across large studies.
Schizophrenia or bipolar disorder in first-degree relatives, such as parents or siblings, may be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
These findings are not about the classic story of gift-giving, although the MAGI genes (officially named membrane associated guanylate kinase, WW and PDZ domain containing proteins) do influence brain function in important ways.
Researchers at the University of Leeds investigating the genetic causes of bipolar disorder have identified two new drugs – one of which has already been found safe in clinical trials – that may be effective in treating the disorder.
A new study by motor control and psychology researchers at Indiana University suggests that postural control problems may be a core feature of bipolar disorder, not just a random symptom, and can provide insights both into areas of the brain affected by the psychiatric disorder and new potential targets for treatment.
A new study provides fascinating insight into the genetic basis of bipolar disorder, a highly heritable mood disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of mania and depression.
Understanding the genetics of bipolar disorder could lead to new treatments, but identifying specific genetic variations associated with this disorder has been challenging.
Lithium, introduced in the late 1940's, was the first "wonder drug" in psychiatry.
Possible mechanism identified for how lithium treats bipolar disorcer.
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