Bipolar Disorders

Researchers have developed a small, low-cost cotton sensor that can effectively monitor a range of lithium levels in patients prescribed the drug.

Articles

Researchers have developed a small, low-cost cotton sensor that can effectively monitor a range of lithium levels in patients prescribed the drug.

VNS

Patients with treatment-resistant depression who received adjunctive vagus nerve stimulation experienced a significant improvement in quality of life even when their depression failed to ease enough to qualify as a clinical response.

Viruses may trigger the development of major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder, according to a study published online in Frontiers in Microbiology.

Martha Sajatovic, MD

The world’s population of people aged 60 years and older has doubled since 1980, and, for the first time ever, the number of adults aged 65 years and older is expected to exceed the number of children under 5 by 2020.

Eating nitrated dry cured meat such as beef jerky or hot dogs is associated with mania, according to a multi-stage study published online in Molecular Psychiatry.

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Blogs

I’m in London interviewing loved ones of doctors who have ended their lives by suicide.

This year at orientation, there was a huge elephant in the room.

Ode to Dr. Quinn Leslie who has paved the path to accepting non-perfectionism.

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Posters

Justin Barnes, PhD; Brandon Coleman, BS; Sylvie Stacy, MD; Tsao-Wei Liang, MD; Stanley Caroff, MD; Greg Salinas, PhD
Karen Anderson, MD; Mat Davis, PhD; Stewart Factor, DO; Robert Hauser, MD, MBA; Lars Jarskog, MD; Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD; Rajeev Kumar, MD, FRCPC; Stanislaw Ochudlo, MD, PhD; William Ondo, MD; Hubert Fernandez, MD
Stanley Caroff, MD; Fan Mu, PhD; Rajeev Ayyagari, PhD; Traci Schilling, MD; Victor Abler, DO; Benjamin Carroll, PharmD
Benjamin Carroll, PharmD; Paul Juneau, MS; Debra Irwin, MD, MSPH
Sunny Chapel, PhD; Yu-Yuan Chiu, PhD; Jongtae Lee, PhD; Felix Agbo, PhD; Antony Loebel, MD

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Video

Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN, discusses why bipolar disorder is often misdiagnosed, differentiating bipolar disorder from depression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and signs of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder.

This short 9-minute, learner-friendly video is designed to introduce the BSDS and get you ready to use it today. The creator and narrator is Saundra Jain, MA, PsyD, LPC, a Psych Congress Steering Committee member.

J. John Mann, MD, of Columbia University, and Charles Raison, MD, Psych Congress Steering Committee member, discuss which questions clinicians should ask to best evaluate suicide risk.

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