Researchers have shown that mice without the gene for PLCγ1 in their forebrains exhibit manic-like behaviors.
Bipolar patients with a family history of the disease are more likely to be violent during hospitalization for manic episodes, researchers say.
The six-year delay between the onset of symptoms and proper diagnosis of bipolar disorder loses the patient a critical opportunity to manage the condition.
Genes controlling the circadian rhythm could be closely linked to mood change-like behaviors associated with bipolar disorder, scientists say.
Young people with a known risk of bipolar disorder show reduced reaction to facial emotions, according to a new study.
Applying mild electrical currents to the brain has been shown to be an effective treatment for depression, but can it be used to treat people with bipolar disorder?