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Video Blog with Dr. Francesc Colom: Early warning signs in bipolar disorder

In the second of our videoblog series, Psychologist, Dr Francesc Colom from the Barcelona Bipolar Disorder Program talks about the importance of identifying early warning signs in avoiding relapse into manic and depressive episodes of bipolar disorder. He particularly focuses … Continued

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International Study of Bipolar Disorder in 11 countries consistently shows only a minority of individuals with bipolar disorder are in contact with services, especially in low income countries

Prevalence and correlates of bipolar spectrum disorder in the world mental health survey initiative. Merikangas KR et al Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Mar;68(3):241-51. This paper by  Kathleen Rees Merikangas  and others (full abstract is linked to above) is important as … Continued