In order to keep you informed of the latest developments in the mental health field, our writers work hard to produce informational blogs to keep you up to date. Our blogs cover a variety of subjects relevant to mental health.

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Don’t ignore subtle signs of bipolar disorder

Don’t ignore subtle signs of bipolar disorder

June 14th, 2018 | Rachael

Characterized by a sudden shift in mood — from depressive lows to extreme highs — bipolar disorder is a serious mental health condition often ignored or confused with bouts of anger and stress. As a result, people suffering from the disorder are usually marginalized as having temperament issues or moody. However, bipolar disorder is a […]

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Lithium- Gold standard for preventing re-hospitalization among bipolar disorder patients

Lithium- Gold standard for preventing re-hospitalization among bipolar disorder patients

April 23rd, 2018 | Rachael

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive disorder, is responsible for inflicting dramatic shifts in mood and energy that massively affect one’s day-to-day life. According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), bipolar disorder afflicts about 5.7 million adult Americans, or about 2.6 percent of the American population, aged 18 and above every year. Resulting […]

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Study: Bipolar patients with high cognitive reserve exhibit better cognitive functioning

Study: Bipolar patients with high cognitive reserve exhibit better cognitive functioning

August 10th, 2017 | Rachael

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), bipolar disorder or manic depressive disorder affects 2.6% of the adult Americans. People afflicted with the disorder experience prolonged periods of intense emotions, fluctuations in mood and sleep, constant irritability, difficulty in focus and shift in energy. Past research has indicated how brains of people with […]

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Bipolar disorder during pregnancy indicates hospitalization of newborn Medicaid recipients

Bipolar disorder during pregnancy indicates hospitalization of newborn Medicaid recipients

May 1st, 2017 | Rachael

People suffering from bipolar disorder usually need treatment for their unusual shifts in energy and mood levels that make it difficult for them to carry on with their daily chores. The situation becomes tricky if women are detected with bipolar disorder during their pregnancy. A recent study has revealed that the impact of bipolar disorder […]

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Understanding reasons behind bipolar disorder

Understanding reasons behind bipolar disorder

January 20th, 2017 | Rachael

Bipolar disorder, a brain disorder, usually develops among adults around the age of 25 years. In the United States, bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adults every year, says the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The exact causes of bipolar disorder cannot be determined, but various researches on bipolar disorder suggest its origin may […]

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