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Early Risk Factors for Bipolar Disorder Found in Offspring of BD Parents

The most robust predictive risk factor for BD is a confirmed history of the illness in a first-degree relative, which is associated with an 8-fold to 10-fold lifetime risk for BD and a 2-fold to 3-fold lifetime risk for depressive disorder vs the general population.

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Link Identified Between Cured Meat and Mania in Bipolar Disorder

These results suggest that the nitrates in cured meat are driving the association between cured meat consumption and mania.

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First-Episode Delusional Disorder vs Schizophrenia: Assessment of Outcomes

A team of UK-based investigators assessed functional and symptomatic outcomes in individuals with a first episode of psychotic disorder vs those associated with schizophrenia.

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Prevalence of Schizophrenia in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes

In an attempt to identify the risk associated with the comorbidity of type 2 diabetes and schizophrenia, a team of investigators from Taiwan assessed the impact of public health promotion efforts targeted at this population.

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High Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.