Contrary to the investigators’ hypotheses, it was found that current co-occurring substance use disorders could significantly predict the likelihood of recovery from an episode of bipolar depression, as well as the time to recovery.
Republicans who have fought against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for years are at a crossroads after their opposition largely failed.
These results suggest a significant need for psychiatric resources for children placed in foster care or other out-of-home circumstances.
The prevalence of opioid use disorder rose in women delivering at hospitals across 28 US states and the District of Columbia between 1999 and 2014, with quadrupling at the national level during this period.
Rapid onset of antidepressant effects, mild and infrequent adverse effects, and cost-effectiveness position light therapy as an alternative to pharmacologic treatments for depression.
Researchers examined whether more severe appetitive symptoms predicted a positive response to light therapy.
The findings confirmed amplified emotionality associated with bipolar disorder and demonstrated fluctuations in different components of coping flexibility and mood states across time.
Research has been insufficient to elucidate the prevalence, course, and clinical correlates of rapid cycling in bipolar disorder.
The 7 treatments included in the study were amphetamines (including lisdexamfetamine), atomoxetine, bupropion, clonidine, guanfacine, methylphenidate, and modafinil.
The GDS-15 uses short sentences and a yes/no format, which is easier for patients who are struggling with depression, fatigue, or cognitive impairment to tolerate.
Investigators compare brain changes in PTSD because they could be associated with the comorbid major depressive disorder rather than the diagnosis of PTSD.
Quality of life has emerged as an important factor for research because it may be valuable to measure treatment outcomes.
Adolescents with bipolar I disorder whose symptoms are in remission are significantly less likely to experience conduct disorder or antisocial personality disorder.