International Journal of Bipolar Disorders

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List of Papers (Total 111)

Impairment in emotion perception from body movements in individuals with bipolar I and bipolar II disorder is associated with functional capacity

Background Individuals with bipolar disorder present with moderate impairments in social cognition during the euthymic state. The impairment extends to theory of mind and to the perception of emotion in faces and voices, but it is unclear if emotion perception from body movements is affected. The main aim of this study was to examine if participants with bipolar disorder perform ...

Cognitive impairments and predominant polarity in bipolar disorder: a cross-sectional study

Background Bipolar disorder (BD) patients exhibit cognitive impairments during euthymic states. Studies suggest that manic episodes may be correlated to cognitive impairments. The present study investigated the relationship between predominant polarity and the cognitive deficits frequently detected in bipolar patients. We hypothesize that mania predominant polarity (MPP) patients ...

Lithium in the episode and suicide prophylaxis and in augmenting strategies in patients with unipolar depression

Background Depressive disorders are a leading cause of the global burden of disease and are associated with high recurrent often continuing morbidity and high excess mortality by suicide and cardiovascular disease. Whilst there are established, effective and cost-effective treatments for depression, their long-term management is often neglected: there is continuing controversy over ...