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Long-term Study Reveals How Bipolar Disorder Emerges in High-Risk Youth
A multi-decade study focusing on children of parents diagnosed with bipolar disorder quantifies the risk—24.5%—that they themselves will develop bipolar... Read More
Lithium Reduces Mania in Bipolar Disorder Opens Research Path to More Effective Treatments
After searching for decades, researchers have discovered important clues about how lithium, a mainstay of treatment for many people with... Read More
Large Study Showed Lithium Lowered Suicide Risk in Patients with Bipolar Disorder
In an eight-year study of more than 50,000 people with bipolar disorder , researchers found that the risk of attempted... Read More
Shrinking of Hippocampus in Bipolar Disorder Patients
In the first neuroimaging study of its kind, scientists show that long-term lithium treatment for bipolar disorder can positively influence... Read More
Large Study Ties Genes to Variable Lithium Response in Bipolar Disorder
Lithium is a first-line treatment for bipolar disorder . But it only works well for about one-third of patients. The... Read More