This eCase explores accurately diagnosing and individualizing treatment in a patient with bipolar depression.
This eCase explores differentiating bipolar disorder from major depressive disorder.
Many patients with bipolar depression first present in a depressive episode and may be inaccurately diagnosed with unipolar depression. How can we tease out the correct diagnosis and initiate effective treatment for these patients? Dr Greg Mattingly provides guidance on identifying and managing bipolar depression in patients who present as depressed or with mixed symptoms.
Katherine Ponte shares her experiences of being diagnosed with bipolar I—not once, but twice—and how recovery-oriented care and shared decision-making ultimately helped her regain a full, meaningful life.
Symptoms such as inattention, impulsivity, and high energy can be indicative of many disorders—namely, ADHD and bipolar disorder. How do you determine the correct diagnosis and management strategy? Theresa Cerulli, MD, discusses the overlapping symptoms of ADHD and bipolar disorder and offers clarity on identifying an accurate diagnosis.
Patients with bipolar disorder are more likely than the general population to attempt suicide. Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, reviews why this may be the case and provides accessible advice to optimize care for patients with mood disorders at high risk of suicide.
Although a majority of symptomatic time in bipolar disorder I and II is spent in a depressive state, most medication approvals focus on manic or mixed symptoms. In this clinical commentary, Austin Campbell, PharmD, BCCP, provides valuable insight into the treatment armamentarium for depressive symptoms in bipolar disorder so that healthcare professionals are armed with information to choose the best option for their patients.
Following 2 recent Psychiatry Update meetings, Dr Charles DeBattista answers your most asked questions on bipolar depression with mixed features.
Listen as 2 experts in psychiatry provide an overview of the bipolar spectrum, including identifying bipolar depression with mixed presentations and various treatment strategies.
Listen as 2 experts in psychiatry provide insight on how to navigate the many differential diagnoses and comorbidities associated with bipolar depression.
Listen as 2 experts in psychiatry discuss treatment strategies across the spectrum of bipolar depression—including in patients with comorbidities and patients at risk of developing bipolar depression—as well as their thoughts regarding phase-specific vs holistic treatment approaches.
Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, and Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, discuss strategies and expectations for symptom management in bipolar depression, including the value of measurement-based care in optimizing patient outcomes.
In this video roundtable activity, Joseph F. Goldberg, MD; Holly A. Swartz, MD; and Mark Zimmerman, MD, discuss recently published articles of interest focused on advances in bipolar depression.
Slides summarizing recent research in bipolar depression.