Rates and Predictors of Conversion to Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder Following Substance-Induced Psychosis
Welcome to the 3rd edition of ‘BrainMatters News”, brought to you by Sanofi. In this edition, our team has reviewed the latest research on bipolar disorder from a range of clinical psychiatric journals and selected the following two articles we think you may find interesting:
- Rates and Predictors of Conversion to Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder Following Substance-Induced Psychosis
- Predictors of suicide ideation among older adults with bipolar disorder
We hope you find this information of use and we look forward to your feedback.
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Predictors of suicide ideation among older adults with bipolar disorder
Starzer MSK, Nordentoft M, Hjorthoj C.
Am J Psychiatry 2017 Nov 28. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17020223
The use of various toxic substances may be associated with the later development of mental disorders. There is currently a large amount of evidence for this association. The prestigious American Journal of Psychiatry recently published an article...
O´Rourke N, Heisel MJ, Canham SL, Sixsmith A, BADAS Study Team.
Plos One 2017 Nov 16; 12(11). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.018.
Bipolar disorder carries a high risk of developing suicidal behaviour. Between a quarter and a half of patients with bipolar disorder will attempt suicide over their lifetime....
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