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Bipolar disorder comorbid with alcohol use disorder: Focus on neurocognitive correlates
(Frontiers Research Foundation, 2015-04-07)
Bipolar disorder (BD) and alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are usually comorbid, and both have been associated with significant neurocognitive impairment. Patients with the BD-AUD comorbidity (dual diagnosis) may have more ...
Subclinical Depressive Symptoms and Continued Cannabis Use: Predictors of Negative Outcomes in First Episode Psychosis
(Public Library Science, 2015-04-15)
Background Although depressive symptoms in first episode psychosis have been associated with cannabis abuse, their influence on the long-term functional course of FEP patients who abuse cannabis is unknown. The aims of ...
Number of prior episodes and the presence of depressive symptoms are associated with longer length of stay for patients with acute manic episodes
(BioMed Central, 2012-03-10)
Background: Few studies have analyzed predictors of length of stay (LOS) in patients admitted due to acute bipolar manic episodes. The purpose of the present study was to estimate LOS and to determine the potential ...
Peripheral Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) As a Biomarker in Bipolar Disorder: a Meta-Analysis of 52 Studies
(Biomed Central, 2015-11-30)
Background: The neurotrophic hypothesis postulates that mood disorders such as bipolar disorder (BD) are associated with a lower expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). However, its role in peripheral blood ...
Translating big data to better treatment in bipolar disorder - a manifesto for coordinated action
[EN] Bipolar disorder (BD) is a major healthcare and socio-economic challenge. Despite its substan- tial burden on society, the research activity in BD is much smaller than its economic impact appears to demand. There is ...
Internet use by older adults with bipolar disorder: international survey results
Background: The world population is aging and the number of older adults with bipolar disorder is increasing. Digital technologies are viewed as a framework to improve care of older adults with bipolar disorder. This ...