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New Book Helps Those with Bipolar Disorder Manage Diets - and Lives

...their bipolar medication. 'The Bipolar Diet' also explains the food/mood connection, and how smart food choices can protect from mood swings into both mania and depression." About Bipolar-Lives.com Bipolar-Lives is one of the Internet's leading sites on bipolar disorder, offering a unique mix of ...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

... schizophrenia, such as hallucinations or delusions, as well as symptoms of mania and/or depression. Among people who frequently use mental health services, ...aluated using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D-21) and the Young mania Rating Scale (YMRS). The INVEGA(R) group in the flexible-dose study ...

Psych Drugs Gaining Widespread Acceptance

...ften isn't affordable, and the nature of treating symptoms has shifted toward medications. When these drugs work -- for anxiety, insomnia, depression, mania -- they can be miraculous for that person. But, none of them work universally." More information Learn more about medications for depression ...

Personality May Not Predict Parkinson's

...t doesn't just affect their movement," Azmi said. "It affects their whole brain function." There's a potential problem, however. Dopamine can cause mania in some people and can lead to gambling addictions and other disorders, Azmi said. More information The U.S. National Institute of Neurologica...

Favorable Vote From FDA Advisory Committee on SEROQUEL Pediatric Supplemental New Drug Applications

...nia in adolescents (13-17 years of age), and the acute treatment of bipolar mania in children and adolescents (10-17 years of age). The Advisory Commi...Has Seroquel been shown to be effective for the treatment of bipolar mania in pediatric patients ages 10-17? 17 0 1 ...

FDA Panel OKs Newer Antipsychotics for Children

...handed down a decision on Geodon, a third antipsychotic in the same class. They found that drug to be safe and effective for the treatment of bipolar mania in children aged 10 to 17. All three drugs are part of the new-generation "atypical" antipsychotics, currently approved for adult use. The medicati...

Schering-Plough Announces European Filing of SYCREST(R) (asenapine) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder

...ure. The MAA for SYCREST includes data from the asenapine clinical trial program involving more than 3,000 patients in schizophrenia and bipolar mania trials. "We highlighted asenapine as one of the Five Stars in our late-stage research and development pipeline at our R&D Update meeting in N...

New Data Demonstrate RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment May Improve Health Outcomes and Reduce Hospitalizations in Patients with Schizophrenia

...aceutical company in the U.S. dedicated solely to mental health. It currently has prescription medications for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and the treatment of symptoms associated with autistic disorder. For more information about Janssen, visit http://www.janssen.com/ . IMPORTANT ...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Efficacy and Safety Data Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

... The most common treatment-emergent adverse event associated with Zyprexa use in adults in placebo-controlled, short-term schizophrenia and bipolar mania trials was somnolence. Other common events were dizziness, weight gain, personality disorder (COSTART term for nonaggressive objectionable behavior), ...

FDA Grants Approval for Use of RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) as Both a Monotherapy and Adjunctive Therapy in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder

...tical company in the U.S. dedicated solely to mental health. It currently markets prescription medications for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and the treatment of symptoms associated with autistic disorder. Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a member of the Johnson & Johnson f...

Majesco Entertainment and Interactive Game Group Announce Two New Jillian Michaels Fitness Video Games

... wide range of casual and family oriented video games on leading console and portable systems. Product highlights include Cooking Mama (TM) and Cake mania (R) 2 for Nintendo DS(TM), and Cooking Mama World Kitchen and Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009 for Wii(TM). The company's shares are trad...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

...for cariprazine, for the treatment of schizophrenia, and if positive, we expect to initiate Phase III studies for the treatment of patients with acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder. We also expect to receive Phase II clinical data for oglemilast, for the treatment of COPD, later this year. ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Announce Commercial Availability of Savella(TM)

...se reduction or discontinuation should be considered. Savella should be prescribed with caution in patients with a history of a seizure disorder, mania or controlled narrow-angle glaucoma. Savella has been associated with mild elevations of ALT and AST. Rarely, fulminant hepatitis has been report...

Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder

...allucinations or delusions, as well as symptoms of mania and/or depression.(3) Schizoaffective disorder can... prominent manic symptoms as measured by the Young mania Ratings Scale (YMRS score greater than or equal to...ations for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and the treatment of symptoms associated with auti...

Repligen Licenses Patent Rights for Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

...epression, is an illness marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy and behavior in which a person's mood can alternate between the "poles" of mania and depression. Bipolar disorder affects more than two million adults in the United States and is usually diagnosed in late adolescence or early adul...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces FDA Approval of Lexapro(R) for the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in Adolescents

...s should be adequately screened to determine if they are at risk for bipolar disorder. Lexapro should be used cautiously in patients with a history of mania or with a history of seizure disorder. Lexapro should be used with caution in patients with severe renal impairment or with diseases or conditions tha...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Announce Revised Timing for Commercial Availability of Savella(TM)

...se reduction or discontinuation should be considered. Savella should be prescribed with caution in patients with a history of a seizure disorder, mania or controlled narrow-angle glaucoma. Savella has been associated with mild elevations of ALT and AST. Rarely, fulminant hepatitis has been report...

AstraZeneca Announces SEROQUEL XR is Now Available to Treat Bipolar Depression

...d by bipolar disorder, a serious psychiatric condition also known as manic depressive illness.(3,4) Bipolar disorder consists of recurring episodes of mania and depression.(6) Bipolar I disorder is characterized by one or more manic or mixed episodes, often with one or more episodes of major depression, wh...

Casual Gamers Join Forces With Top Charities to Compete for IWON.com Cash Prizes

...ntral (R), Webfetti (TM), IWON (R), Vimeo (TM), Life123 (TM), Green.com(TM), Kazulah(TM), Popular Screensavers (TM), MyFunCards (TM), Cursor mania (TM), as well as the Excite(R) portal. ...

Hallucinations Are Rare Side Effects of ADHD Medications

...s and physicians should be aware that psychosis or mania arising during drug treatment of attention-deficit...nce databases. They found that 11 psychosis or mania episodes occurred for every 743 person-years of treatment. No episodes of psychosis or mania occurred in children taking placebo treatments. Fo...

Lilly Resolves Investigations of Past Zyprexa Marketing and Promotional Practices

...wallowing. The most common treatment-emergent adverse event associated with Zyprexa in placebo-controlled, short-term schizophrenia and bipolar mania trials was somnolence. Other common events were dizziness, weight gain, personality disorder (COSTART term for nonagressive objectionable behavior), c...

Forest and Cypress Announce FDA Approval of Savella(TM) for the Management of Fibromyalgia

...se reduction or discontinuation should be considered. Savella should be prescribed with caution in patients with a history of a seizure disorder, mania or controlled narrow-angle glaucoma. Savella has been associated with mild elevations of ALT and AST. Rarely, fulminant hepatitis has been report...

Repligen Initiates Phase 2b Clinical Trial of RG2417 in Bipolar Disorder

...c depression, is an illness marked by extreme changes in mood, thought, energy and behavior in which a person's mood alternates between the "poles" of mania (highs) and depression (lows). Bipolar disorder affects more than two million adults in the United States and is usually diagnosed in late adolescence...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2009 Earnings per Share of $0.80

...ronic constipation in September. Lastly, we reported positive Phase II trial results for cariprazine (RGH-188) in the treatment of patients with acute mania associated with bipolar I disorder. "These results demonstrate that we continue to strike the appropriate balance between delivering a meaningful le...

'Hub' of fear memory formation identified in brain cells

...t lithium is an imprecise tool for studying beta-catenin because it affects several enzymes in the brain. "Psychiatrists have used lithium to treat mania and bipolar disorder for decades, but how it works is not well-understood," Ressler says. "Importantly, we gave the mice one acute dose of lithium, ra...

Children of Older Fathers at Risk for Bipolar Disorder

...ished the September issue of the journal Archives of General Psychiatry . Bipolar disorder is a common, severe mood disorder involving episodes of mania and depression. Other than a family history of psychotic disorders, few risk factors for the condition have been identified, according to background i...

Children of older fathers more likely to have bipolar disorder

...ue of Archives of General Psychiatry , one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Bipolar disorder is a common, severe mood disorder involving episodes of mania and depression, according to background information in the article. Other than a family history of psychotic disorders, few risk factors for the condi...

Family therapy helps relieve depression symptoms in bipolar teens

...overy among adolescents, family-focused treatment for adolescents may need to be supplemented with collaborative care interventions found effective in mania stabilization," the authors conclude. The program's emphasis on "reducing conflict in family relationships, enhancing social supports and teaching int...

The ECNP consensus statement on bipolar depression

...both depressive symptoms and a less severe form of mania (hypomania). Acute episodes may vary in durat...nical trials requiring placebo-controls. Switch to mania or hypomania may be the consequence of active trea...s of time. Switching from bipolar depression to mania or hypomania is the particular risk that requires ...

The ECNP consensus statement on bipolar depression

...tiate the less severe expression with euphoria and/or extreme irritability called hypomania as Bipolar II as opposed to the more dramatic and severe mania (called Bipolar I disorder). The long-term course of bipolar disorder is usually dominated by depressive rather than (hypo)manic symptoms, and dise...

Janssen Announces Launch of Authorized Generic for RISPERDAL(R)

... indicated for the short-term treatment of Bipolar mania in acute manic or mixed episodes associated with B...ations for the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar mania and the treatment of symptoms associated with auti...izophrenia in adults; and the treatment of bipolar mania associated with Bipolar I Disorder in adults. IM...

Kids' Energy Expenditure High in Active Video Games

...paring two active games to a hand-held game and simply watching a DVD. Participants included 13 children, all around the age of 10. During Dance Mat mania and Eye-Toy Boxing, where players simulate actual boxers, children's accelerometer counts of total movements per minutes were more than four times the...

Wyeth's Pristiq, a New Treatment for Major Depressive Disorder in Adults, Now Available in U.S. Pharmacies

...ine the risk of bipolar disorder. * As with all antidepressants, PRISTIQ should be used cautiously in patients with a history or family history of mania or hypomania, or with a history of seizure disorder. * Caution is advised in administering PRISTIQ to patients with cardiovascular, cerebrovasc...

FDA Approves AstraZeneca's Seroquel(R) for Maintenance Treatment in Bipolar Disorder

...in clinical trials as adjunct therapy with lithium or divalproex in bipolar mania were somnolence (34% vs 9%), dry mouth (19% vs 3%), asthenia (10% vs 4%), c...epressive illness. (4,5) Bipolar disorder consists of recurring episodes of mania and depression. Bipolar I disorder is characterized by one or more manic or...

The American Psychiatric Association's Awards for Young Scientists Encourage Research Expertise in China

...en throughout the world. Bipolar disorder has a lifetime prevalence of between 3 and 5% worldwide. People with bipolar disorder experience episodes of mania and depression alongside periods of normal mood, with symptoms ranging from trouble concentrating and sleep disturbance to high-risk behavior and thou...

A Drug That Carries a Lower Risk of Weight Gain Than AstraZeneca's Seroquel and Has Antimanic and Antidepressant Effects Would Earn a 30 Percent Patient Share in Bipolar Disorder Treatment

...psychiatrists. The new report entitled Bipolar Disorder: Although Bipolar mania Is a Crowded Market, Physicians Continue to Demand Better Treatment finds t...ntage in delivery." About the Report Bipolar Disorder: Although Bipolar mania Is a Crowded Market, Physicians Continue to Demand Better Treatment is a De...

New Mini-Documentary Exposes Psychiatric Drugs Turning Kids into Killers

...cludes, "There are many reports and studies confirming that SSRI [Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor] antidepressants can cause violence, suicide, mania and other forms of psychotic and bizarre behavior." CCHR's new documentary is featured on its website http://www.cchr.org, on a section entitled...

Breast Cancer Drug Might Treat Bipolar Disorder

... Tamoxifen may ease condition's mania phase, but side effects could be a problem, expert...weeks experienced a significant lessening of their mania compared to people taking a placebo, the study fou...C (PKC). Activity of PKC may be altered during the mania state of bipolar disorder, experts say. Existing d...

Biomarkers for Mood May Alter Psychiatric Treatments

...in participants with high or low mood states. They also found that concentrations of the biomarkers varied, depending on the severity of depression or mania or a patient's individual experiences. "This discovery is a major step towards bringing psychiatry on par with other medical specialties that have ...

Chemical signature of manic depression discovered by scientists

... appears to cause. Manic depression, which is also known as bipolar disorder, is a debilitating psychiatric condition characterised by alternating mania and depression, affecting about one in every hundred people worldwide. Although it is known that the condition can be treated relatively effectively u...
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