Light therapy can be an effective treatment for seasonal depression, but there has been concern that the treatment might induce mania in people with bipolar disorder.
After searching for decades, researchers have discovered important clues about how lithium, a mainstay of treatment for many people with bipolar disorder, alters the function of neurons to prevent manic episodes.
Thoughts of suicide in patients with bipolar disorder declined significantly within 24 hours following treatment with ketamine, according to a small randomized trial reported April 28 in the journal
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