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  1. Individuals with mental health disorders have a higher risk of sexual problems impacting intimate relations and quality of life. For individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) the mood shifts might to a particular...

    Authors: Helle B. Krogh, Maj Vinberg, Gitte Lee Mortensen, Ditte Skakke, Dorthe Nielsen and Annamaria Giraldi
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2023 11:5
  2. Lithium is well recognized as the first-line maintenance treatment for bipolar disorder (BD). However, besides therapeutic benefits attributed to lithium therapy, the associated side effects including endocrin...

    Authors: Elise Boivin, Brendan Le Daré, Romain Bellay, Cécile Vigneau, Marion Mercerolle and Astrid Bacle
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2023 11:4
  3. CACNA1C rs1006737 A allele, identified as a genetic risk variant for bipolar disorder (BD), is associated with anomalous functional connectivity in adults with and without BD. Studies have yet to investigate the ...

    Authors: Xinyue Jiang, Alysha A. Sultan, Mikaela K. Dimick, Clement C. Zai, James L. Kennedy, Bradley J. MacIntosh and Benjamin I. Goldstein
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2023 11:3
  4. Bipolar Disorders (BDs) are chronic mental health disorders that often result in functional impairment and contribute significantly to the disability-adjusted life years (DALY). BDs are historically under-rese...

    Authors: Dung Ezekiel Jidong, M. Ishrat Husain, Tarela J. Ike, Nusrat Husain, Maigari Yusufu Taru, Nwoga Charles Nnaemeka, Christopher Francis, David B. Jack, Shadrack B. Mwankon, Siqi Xue, Juliet Y. Pwajok, Pam P. Nyam and Maisha Murshed
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2023 11:2
  5. Given the likelihood of progressive illness in bipolar disorder (BD), it is important to understand the benefits and risks of interventions administered early in illness course. We conducted a systematic revie...

    Authors: A. Ratheesh, D. Hett, J. Ramain, E. Wong, L. Berk, P. Conus, M. A. Fristad, T. Goldstein, M. Hillegers, S. Jauhar, L. V. Kessing, D. J. Miklowitz, G. Murray, J. Scott, M. Tohen, L. N. Yatham…
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2023 11:1
  6. Lithium is the gold standard prophylactic treatment for bipolar disorder. Most clinical practice guidelines recommend regular calcium assessments as part of monitoring lithium treatment, but easy-to-implement ...

    Authors: Zoltan Kovacs, Peter Vestergaard, Rasmus W. Licht, Sune P. V. Straszek, Anne Sofie Hansen, Allan H. Young, Anne Duffy, Bruno Müller-Oerlinghausen, Florian Seemueller, Gabriele Sani, Janusz Rubakowski, Josef Priller, Lars Vedel Kessing, Leonardo Tondo, Martin Alda, Mirko Manchia…
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:34
  7. The occurrence of psychotic features within mood episodes in patients with bipolar I disorder (BD I) has been associated in some studies with a more severe clinical and socio-professional profile. In contrast,...

    Authors: Julien Elowe, Julie Vallat, Enrique Castelao, Marie-Pierre F. Strippoli, Mehdi Gholam, Setareh Ranjbar, Jennifer Glaus, Kathleen Merikangas, Benjamin Lavigne, Pierre Marquet, Martin Preisig and Caroline L. Vandeleur
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:31
  8. The COVID-19 pandemic gives us the unique opportunity to study the course of psychiatric symptoms and resilience in older adults with bipolar disorder (OABD) whilst experiencing a collective long lasting stres...

    Authors: Melis Orhan, Nicole Korten, Almar Kok, Dore Loef, Ralph Kupka, Sigfried Schouws, Patricia van Oppen and Annemiek Dols
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:29
  9. Overall functioning is already impaired in patients newly diagnosed with bipolar disorder (BD) and, to a lesser degree, also in their unaffected first-degree relatives (UR). Further, aggregation of psychiatric...

    Authors: Kimie Stefanie Ormstrup Sletved, Katrine Maiggaard, Anne Amalie Elgaard Thorup, Lars Vedel Kessing and Maj Vinberg
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:28
  10. Physical activity has been proposed to be beneficial for the symptomatic control of bipolar disorder, but the duration of the effects, sex-specific mechanisms, and impact of exercise intensity are not known.

    Authors: Martina Svensson, Sophie Erhardt, Ulf Hållmarker, Stefan James and Tomas Deierborg
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:26
  11. Impulsivity is a prominent feature of bipolar disorder associated with various negative sequelae; moreover, it may be a precursor to shifts in affect or mood, but little is known about its association with aff...

    Authors: Madison K. Titone, Colin Depp, Federica Klaus, Jessica Carrasco, Jared W. Young and Lisa T. Eyler
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:25
  12. The efficacy and safety of adjunctive therapy are unclear in bipolar depression. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of second-generation antipsychotic, la...

    Authors: Taku Maruki, Tomohiro Utsumi, Masahiro Takeshima, Yu Fujiwara, Marie Matsui, Yumi Aoki, Hiroyuki Toda, Norio Watanabe, Koichiro Watanabe and Yoshikazu Takaesu
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:24
  13. In the 1970 s, scientific research on psychiatric nosology was summarized in Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC), based solely on empirical data, an important source for the third revision of the official nomen...

    Authors: S. Nassir Ghaemi, Jules Angst, Paul A. Vohringer, Eric A. Youngstrom, James Phelps, Philip B. Mitchell, Roger S. McIntyre, Michael Bauer, Eduard Vieta and Samuel Gershon
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:23
  14. Preliminary evidence suggests that Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is a promising treatment for bipolar disorder (BD). A proposed working mechanism of MBCT in attenuating depressive symptoms is redu...

    Authors: Jelle Lubbers, Dirk Geurts, Imke Hanssen, Marloes Huijbers, Jan Spijker, Anne Speckens and Mira Cladder-Micus
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:22
  15. Lamotrigine is approved as a maintenance therapy for bipolar I disorder in many countries, including China in 2021. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of lamotrigine in controlling relapse and/or rec...

    Authors: Ling Zhang, Honggeng Zhang, Lu-xian Lv, Qingrong Tan, Xiufeng Xu, Jian Hu, Lu Zi, James Cooper, Abhay Phansalkar and Gang Wang
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:20
  16. Bipolar disorder (BD) is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. However, the prevalence and predictors of long-term work disability among patients with type I and II BD have scarcely been studied. ...

    Authors: Petri Arvilommi, Sanna Pallaskorpi, Outi Linnaranta, Kirsi Suominen, Sami Leppämäki, Hanna Valtonen and Erkki Isometsä
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:19
  17. This is a narrative review about the role of classic and two atypical psychedelics in the treatment of unipolar and bipolar depression. Since the 1990s, psychedelics experience a renaissance in biomedical rese...

    Authors: Oliver G. Bosch, Simon Halm and Erich Seifritz
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:18
  18. This study sought to examine the association between prospective suicidal behavior and variability, intensity, and persistence of suicidal ideation (SI) in bipolar disorder (BD).

    Authors: Bartholt Bloomfield-Clagett, Dede K. Greenstein, Carlos A. Zarate Jr. and Elizabeth D. Ballard
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:17
  19. Some studies suggest a mood-congruent attentional bias in bipolar patients. However, for euthymic patients, especially in dependence on the predominant polarity, there is little and inconsistent data. A cleare...

    Authors: Martina Wenzel, Heike Althen, Julia Veeh and Andreas Reif
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:16
  20. Patients with bipolar disorder are often unrecognised and misdiagnosed with major depressive disorder leading to higher direct costs and pressure on the medical system. Novel screening tools may mitigate the p...

    Authors: Jiri Benacek, Nayra A. Martin-Key, Benedetta Spadaro, Jakub Tomasik and Sabine Bahn
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:15
  21. Life expectancy is significantly decreased in bipolar disorder (BD). This is associated with accelerated cellular aging which can be estimated by telomere length (TL). However, specific determinants of shorter...

    Authors: Luana Spano, Vincent Hennion, Cynthia Marie-Claire, Frank Bellivier, Jan Scott and Bruno Etain
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:14
  22. Efficacy trials of medications and/or psychological interventions for bipolar disorders (BD) aim to recruit homogenous samples of patients who are euthymic and such populations show high levels of adherence to...

    Authors: Jan Scott, Richard Bentall, Peter Kinderman and Richard Morriss
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:13
  23. In bipolar disorder treatment, accurate episode prediction is paramount but remains difficult. A novel idiographic approach to prediction is to monitor generic early warning signals (EWS), which may manifest i...

    Authors: Fionneke M. Bos, Marieke J. Schreuder, Sandip V. George, Bennard Doornbos, Richard Bruggeman, Lian van der Krieke, Bartholomeus C. M. Haarman, Marieke Wichers and Evelien Snippe
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:12
  24. The factors involved in the transmission of mood disorders are only partially elucidated. Aside from genes, the family environment might play a crucial role in parent–child transmission. Our goals were to (1) ...

    Authors: Flore Moulin, Mehdi Gholam, Marie-Pierre F. Strippoli, Enrique Castelao, Kathleen R. Merikangas, Emma K. Stapp, Pierre Marquet, Jean-Michel Aubry, Kerstin J. Plessen, Francesca Di Giacomo, Jennifer Glaus, Giorgio Pistis, Benjamin Lavigne, Julien Elowe, Setareh Ranjbar, Martin Preisig…
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:11
  25. Individuals with bipolar disorder (BD) are increasingly turning to smartphone applications (apps) for health information and self-management support. While reviews have raised concerns regarding the effectiven...

    Authors: Emma Morton, Jennifer Nicholas, Linda Yang, Laura Lapadat, Steven J. Barnes, Martin D. Provencher, Colin Depp, Michelle Chan, Rhea Kulur and Erin E. Michalak
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:10
  26. Research suggests that a low omega-3 index may contribute to the low heart rate variability and the increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in bipolar disorders. However, so far, no interventi...

    Authors: Michael Berger, Florian Seemüller, Alessandra Voggt, Michael Obermeier, Franca Kirchberg, Anja Löw, Michael Riedel, Clemens von Schacky and Emanuel Severus
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:9
  27. Patients with bipolar disorder experience impairments in their occupational functioning, despite remission of symptoms. Previous research has shown that neurocognitive deficits, especially deficits in executiv...

    Authors: Juul Koene, Susan Zyto, Jaap van der Stel, Natasja van Lang, Marion Ammeraal, Ralph W. Kupka and Jaap van Weeghel
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:8
  28. Many patients with bipolar I disorder do not respond to monotherapy treatment with mood-stabilizing medications, and combination regimens are commonly used in both inpatient and outpatient settings for the acu...

    Authors: Victoria E. Cosgrove, Santiago Allende, Iola Gwizdowski, E. Grace Fischer, Michael Ostacher and Trisha Suppes
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:7
  29. Sleep dysfunction is a core symptom in bipolar disorder (BD), especially during major mood episodes. This study investigated the possible link between subjective and objective sleep disturbances in inter-episo...

    Authors: Tom Roloff, Ida Haussleiter, Klara Meister and Georg Juckel
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:6
  30. Lithium-induced nephrotoxicity has long been debated. However, it has been rarely explored in Asian populations. The aim of the present study was to assess the effect of lithium maintenance therapy on estimate...

    Authors: Yunji Cho, Dongbin Lee, Ji Hyun Baek and Kyung Sue Hong
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:4
  31. Bipolar disorder (BD) has the greatest suicide risk among mental and physical disorders. A recent genome-wide association study (GWAS) of European ancestry (EUR) samples revealed that the genetic etiology of s...

    Authors: Dongbin Lee, Ji Hyun Baek, Kyooseob Ha, Eun-Young Cho, Yujin Choi, So-Yung Yang, Ji Sun Kim, Yunji Cho, Hong-Hee Won and Kyung Sue Hong
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:3
  32. Using a personality typing approach, we investigated the relationship between personality profiles and the prediction of longterm illness severity in patients with bipolar disorder (BD). While previous researc...

    Authors: Niklas Ortelbach, Jonas Rote, Alice Mai Ly Dingelstadt, Anna Stolzenburg, Cornelia Koenig, Grace O’Malley, Esther Quinlivan, Jana Fiebig, Steffi Pfeiffer, Barbara König, Christian Simhandl, Michael Bauer, Andrea Pfennig and Thomas J. Stamm
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2022 10:1
  33. Adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD) are often misdiagnosed as having major depressive disorder (MDD), which delays appropriate treatment and leads to adverse outcomes. The aim of this study was to compare t...

    Authors: Xu Chen, Wei Bai, Na Zhao, Sha Sha, Teris Cheung, Gabor S. Ungvari, Yuan Feng, Yu-Tao Xiang and Jules Angst
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:41
  34. To examine the antidepressant efficacy and response predictors of R-DLPFC-LF rTMS for antidepressant-nonresponding BD.

    Authors: Arthur D. P. Mak, Sebastiaan F. W. Neggers, Owen N. W. Leung, Winnie C. W. Chu, Jenny Y. M. Ho, Idy W. Y. Chou, Sandra S. M. Chan, Linda C. W. Lam and Sing Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:40
  35. The Life-Chart Method (LCM) is an effective self-management treatment option in bipolar disorder (BD). There is insufficient knowledge about the consumers’ needs and desires for an e-monitoring solution. The f...

    Authors: B. Geerling, S. M. Kelders, R. W. Kupka, A. W. M. M. Stevens and E. T. Bohlmeijer
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:39
  36. Voice features have been suggested as objective markers of bipolar disorder (BD).

    Authors: Maria Faurholt-Jepsen, Darius Adam Rohani, Jonas Busk, Maj Vinberg, Jakob Eyvind Bardram and Lars Vedel Kessing
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:38
  37. Bipolar disorder is one of the most severe mental disorders. Its chronic course is associated with high rates of morbidity and mortality, a high risk of suicide and poor social and occupational outcomes. Despi...

    Authors: Christoph Vogelbacher, Jens Sommer, Verena Schuster, Miriam H. A. Bopp, Irina Falkenberg, Philipp S. Ritter, Felix Bermpohl, Catherine Hindi Attar, Lisa Rauer, Karolin E. Einenkel, Jens Treutlein, Oliver Gruber, Georg Juckel, Vera Flasbeck, Christoph Mulert, Martin Hautzinger…
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:37
  38. Depending on the classification system used, 5–40% of manic subjects present with concomitant depressive symptoms. This post-hoc analysis evaluates the hypothesis that (hypo)manic subjects have a higher burden...

    Authors: Christoph Born, Heinz Grunze, Robert M. Post, Lori L. Altshuler, Ralph Kupka, Susan L. McElroy, Mark A. Frye, Trisha Suppes, Paul E. Keck, Willem A. Nolen and Lars Schaerer
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:36
  39. Although it has been suggested that pregnancy may influence the course of bipolar disorder (BD), studies show contradictory results. Until now, no studies included a finegrained validated method to report mood...

    Authors: Anja W. M. M. Stevens, Stasja Draisma, Peter J. J. Goossens, Birit F. P. Broekman, Adriaan Honig, Elise A. M. Knoppert-van der Klein, Willem A. Nolen, Robert M. Post and R. W. Kupka
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:35
  40. Affective lability is elevated and associated with increased clinical burden in psychosis spectrum disorders. The extent to which the level, structure and dispersion of affective lability varies between the sp...

    Authors: Margrethe Collier Høegh, Ingrid Melle, Sofie R. Aminoff, Beathe Haatveit, Stine Holmstul Olsen, Idun B. Huflåtten, Torill Ueland and Trine Vik Lagerberg
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:34
  41. The early pathogenesis and precursors of Bipolar Disorder (BD) are poorly understood. There is some cross-sectional and retrospective evidence of affective lability as a predictor of BD, but this is subject to...

    Authors: Rosie H. Taylor, Andrea Ulrichsen, Allan H. Young and Rebecca Strawbridge
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:33
  42. We aimed to investigate the outcome of postpartum psychosis over a four-year follow-up, and to identify potential clinical markers of mood/psychotic episodes outside of the postpartum period.

    Authors: Anna-Sophie Rommel, Nina Maren Molenaar, Janneke Gilden, Steven A. Kushner, Nicola J. Westerbeek, Astrid M. Kamperman and Veerle Bergink
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:31
  43. Authors: Jan Scott, Florence Vorspan, Josephine Loftus, Frank Bellivier and Bruno Etain
    Citation: International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2021 9:32

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