Bipolar Disorder

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The STEP-BD Study: An Introduction

Topics: Bipolar Disorder

The STEP-BD study, an NIMH-funded study of bipolar disorder, has enrolled its last patient, and we have already begun to see the first results filtering through to the psychiatric journals. STEP-BD stands for “Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder,” and it is the latest installment in a recent trend in psychiatric research

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Bipolar II Disorder: A Useful Concept?

Topics: Bipolar Disorder

How common is bipolar II disorder, and are we frequently missing the diagnosis? The answer depends on who you talk to. On the one hand we have the extreme viewpoint of Akiskal and colleagues, who argue that half of all patients presenting with depression actually have bipolar II disorder and that if you dig deep enough, you will find not one or two v

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Understanding the STEP-BD Study

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