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2012-01-06 06:12:02

Bipolar spectrum disorder affects both men and women; and often signs of the disorder began to surface between the ages 15 – 25. Bipolar spectrum disorder, most times referred to as manic-depression, is characterized by bouts of mania or hypomania alternating between episodes of depression.

2012-01-02 23:10:39

A new study shows that deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a safe and effective intervention for treatment-resistant depression in patients with either unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) or bipolar ll disorder (BP).

2011-10-31 10:38:24

What drives addicts to repeatedly choose drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, overeating, gambling or kleptomania, despite the risks involved?

2011-10-20 09:34:14

The American Academy of Neurology is releasing an updated guideline on how to best treat essential tremor, which is the most common type of tremor disorder and is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

2011-10-20 08:09:52

An estimated 10 million people in the United States live with essential tremor. The most common type of tremor disorder, it is often confused with other movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

2011-10-19 19:20:14

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a devastating and incurable disease that causes abnormal poverty of movement, involuntary tremor, and lack of coordination.


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