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Latest in Best Practice Series: Bipolar Disorder

A new article in The Wall Street Journal reports the first revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) in 15 years aims to reevaluate specific disorders in children, particularly bipolar disorder. One main issue is the array of “new” diseases posed or “identified” over...

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Risperidone effective for bipolar I disorder in children; side effects a concern

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More children with bipolar I disorder (manic or mixed phase) respond to the antipsychotic risperidone than to lithium or the anticonvulsant divalproex sodium, a multicenter team reports in the Archives of General Psychiatry online January 2. However, risperidone “is associated...

Best Practice Series in Bipolar Disorder

Tips for Managing Patients with Bipolar Disorder

Program Overview The Best Practice Series in Bipolar Disorder is a series of 3-4 minute videos featuring top physicians discussing the best ways to diagnose and treat Bipolar Disorder based on the most recent key findings. New videos will be regularly added to the series to discuss the current literature on...