Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists link bipolar disorder to unexpected brain region

While bipolar disorder is one of the most-studied neurological disorders—the Greeks noticed symptoms of the disease as early as the first century—it's possible that scientists have overlooked an important part of the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorder

New research published today in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that serious disorders of mood such as bipolar disorder may be the price that human beings have had to pay for more adaptive traits such as intelligence, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Beef jerky and other processed meats associated with manic episodes

An analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders has shown that nitrates—chemicals used to cure meats such as beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other processed meat snacks—may contribute to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yeast infection linked to mental illness

In a study prompted in part by suggestions from people with mental illness, Johns Hopkins researchers found that a history of Candida yeast infections was more common in a group of men with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Borderline personality disorder as debilitating as bipolar disorder

The deterioration of psychiatric and physical health caused by borderline personality disorder (BPD) rivals that of bipolar disorder, according to Mark Zimmerman, M.D., a researcher at Rhode Island Hospital. His research ...

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