Bipolar Disorder News

  • ECT for Mood Disorders 'Does Not Cause Dementia' Amid ongoing concerns that electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may affect cognition, new research suggests the treatment does not increase dementia risk in patients, even older ones, with affective disorders.
  • Lithium, LAIs Best Bet for Preventing Bipolar Rehospitalization Lithium is the most effective mood stabilizer, and long-acting injectables (LAIs) are the most effective antipsychotics for preventing rehospitalization of patients with bipolar disorder, study shows.

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  • Dementia Risk When Lithium Is in the Drinking Water   Dr Arefa Cassoobhoy highlights one of the week's important news stories for primary care.

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