Bipolar Research In the News
Our presenter for the evening will be John McManamy!
Tragedy struck the family of Heinz C. Prechter on July 6, 2001. The legendary business leader fell victim to suicide after battling intermittent bouts of bipolar disorder for most of his adult life. He was only 59 years old.
Two children lost their caring father. A wife lost her loving husband. But we all lost a great friend and limitless opportunities never to be realized.
Bipolar Disorder Hospitalization Represents 60% Of Total Therapy Costs For The Disorder, UK
Main Category: Bipolar
Also Included In: Psychology / Psychiatry; Mental Health
Bipolar I Disorder
Physicians: An Option To Treat Manic or Mixed Episodes In Adults.
France: Awareness of metabolic concerns in patients with bipolar disorder: A survey of European psychiatrists
From the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany; Hôpital de la Salpêtrière, Paris, France; and Bipolar Research Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Objective: An online survey of European psychiatrists assessed awareness of the metabolic syndrome and its influence on the management of bipolar disorder.
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As part of its ongoing effort to support bipolar depression awareness and education, AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN) is bringing The Bipolar Journey: Living With Bipolar Depression interactive exhibit to patients and caregivers across America...