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Smartphone App Detects Mood Swings Of Bipolar Disorder Through Voice Analysis
2014-05-09 03:07:34

University of Michigan Health System A smartphone app that monitors subtle qualities of a person's voice during everyday phone conversations shows promise for detecting early signs of mood changes in people with bipolar disorder, a University of Michigan team reports. While the app still needs much testing before widespread use, early results from a small group of patients show its potential to monitor moods while protecting privacy. The researchers hope the app will eventually give...

2014-04-29 23:10:39

Two day event focuses on evidence-based recommendations to improve patient care in all phases of Bipolar Disorder. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Global Medical Education, a free online medical education resource that provides timely, unbiased, evidence-based medical education and online medical information, and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, a provider of continuing medical education for physicians, announces the first annual Bipolar Disorder Summit, to be held May 16 and...

2014-04-04 23:25:09

The New Book, "Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder" by Wendy K. Williamson and Honora Rose Releases April 22, 2014 Franklin, TN (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder, is a practical, life-saving personal arsenal of tips for wellness from the best selling author of I’m Not Crazy Just Bipolar, Wendy K. Williamson, and Honora Rose. Bipolar Disorder affects over 5.7 million...

2014-03-01 23:03:43

Quit Trichotillomania is the latest treatment method created by Valerie Barden that claims to help people treat trichotillonania quickly. The site hynguyenblog.com has recently written a full review to show if this method is helpful to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2014 Quit Trichotillomania is the newest method designed by Valerie Barden that promises to guide people on how to stop trichotillomania quickly. This program is developed by former suffer. This new program is based on a...

2013-09-26 17:58:45

Lithium in the brain Experiments with neutrons at the Technische Universität München (TUM) show that the antidepressant lithium accumulates more strongly in white matter of the brain than in grey matter. This leads to the conclusion that it works differently from synthetic psychotropic drugs. The tissue samples were examined at the Research Neutron Source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) with the aim of developing a better understanding of the effects this substance has on the human psyche....

Predicting Bipolar Disease In Adolescents With MRI
2012-12-18 08:24:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the Black Dog Institute in Sydney, Australia, have discovered that brain imaging could help determine the risk of developing bipolar disorder in adolescents. In particular, the study showed that younger people who are at risk for developing bipolar disorder react less often to facial emotions. The researchers found that the imaging showed clear and measurable...

Bipolar Disorder Manic Gene Discovered
2012-09-02 07:47:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Bonn and the Central Institute of Mental Health (CIMH) in Mannheim claim to have discovered the gene responsible for causing the manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. The scientists studied patient data and animal models, and were able to determine that the NCAN gene, which is believed to be involved in the modulation of cell adhesion and migration, is responsible for the restlessness,...

2012-06-06 23:04:17

The June episode of Runaway Mind Radio show will be hosted by Andy Behrman author of “Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania,” published by Random House and will feature Dr. Chris Gorman, The Optimal Performance Doctor. (PRWEB) June 06, 2012 On June 16, 2012 at 6:00 pm PST Andy Behrman the author of “Electroboy: A Memoir of Mania,” published by Random House will be appearing as the host of the Runaway Mind Show on Blog talk Radio! As far as manic-depressive tales go, Andy...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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