Bipolar Disorder: The Upswing in Research and Treatment by Colm McDonald, Katja Schulze, Robin Murray, Padraig Wright

By Colm McDonald, Katja Schulze, Robin Murray, Padraig Wright

This ebook specializes in the new surge in study into the pathogenesis and therapy of bipolar illness, and seriously analyses the facts aiding a number of the traditional critiques concerning the ailment. Chapters by means of best easy technological know-how and scientific researchers from North the USA and Europe deal with concerns together with the very nature of the affliction (psychological sickness or mind disease), the function of genetics, the function of cortisol, and the consequences of long term remedy. in response to lectures provided as a part of the second one eu beginning for Psychiatry on the Maudsley (EFPM) assembly, this publication will stimulate dialogue and debate on novel perspectives and may query the dogmas of latest perform.

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19,20 These findings suggest deficits in the recognition of emotive stimuli, including negative facial expressions, in euthymic individuals with bipolar disorder and those in a mood episode. There has been limited examination in individuals with bipolar disorder of the neural mechanism underlying this abnormality in processing emotional stimuli. Instead, studies in individuals with the disorder have focused upon the examination of neural responses during rest and performance of executive and memory tasks.

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