Bipolar Disorder

Smartphone questionnaire effective for monitoring mood instability

Smartphone questionnaire effective for monitoring mood instability

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The Mood Zoom questionnaire rates anxiety, elation, sadness, anger, irritability, and energy on a 7-point scale.

High cognitive reserve results in better neurocognitive performance in bipolar disorder

High cognitive reserve results in better neurocognitive performance in bipolar disorder

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Cognitive reserve in bipolar patients gives a possible explanation for the differences seen among patients in their ability to perform in neurocognitive tests.

Cohort effect shows earlier and stronger effects of bipolar disorder

Cohort effect shows earlier and stronger effects of bipolar disorder

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Researchers observe a cohort effect for earlier age at onset of bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is also more common in patients with a family history of unipolar depression and bipolar disorder.

Bipolar disorder treatment more effective in earlier stages

Bipolar disorder treatment more effective in earlier stages

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Treatment initiated in the early stages of bipolar disorder is more effective than treatment in later stages.

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