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Lithium Plus Valproate More Likely Than Valproate Alone to Prevent Relapse in Bipolar Disorder CME

Results from the Bipolar Affective disorder Lithium/ANti-Convulsant Evaluation (BALANCE) study show that combining valproate with lithium is more likely to…

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Lithium Plus Valproate More Likely Than Valproate Alone to Prevent Relapse in Bipolar Disorder CME

Results from the Bipolar Affective disorder Lithium/ANti-Convulsant Evaluation (BALANCE) study show that combining valproate with lithium is more likely to…

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New Studies Reveal Autism Risk Factors, First Common Gene Variants

May 11, 2009 New research shows that autism rates are higher for children who are firstborn or breech or whose…

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Intensive Family Therapy Helps Stabilize Depression in Bipolar Teens

September 11, 2008 The first randomized controlled trial of psychotherapy for teens with bipolar disorder has shown that adding family-focused…

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Introduction to New Research: Understanding the Issues in Child and Adolescent Bipolar Disorder

Debate still exists in the psychiatric field over whether pediatric bipolar disorder is a valid diagnosis. Many clinical features of…

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Anxiety Disorders: Science and Clinical Understanding

In order to comprehensively understand the anxiety disorders, multiple viewpoints must be taken into account. These vantage points include cognitive…

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Impaired Neuroplasticity in Schizophrenia and the Neuro-regenerative Effects of Atypical Antipsychotics

During the past decade, advances in the neurobiology of schizophrenia generated both grim and hopeful information. A flurry of neuroimaging…

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New Issues in the Treatment of Mood Disorders

New areas in the treatment of mood disorders are explored in this session from the 153rd annual meeting of the…

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Violence in Schizophrenia Rare in the Absence of Substance Abuse

June 2, 2009 The increased risk for violent crime associated with schizophrenia is largely due to the subgroup of patients…

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Exercise Beneficial for Physical and Mental Health Outcomes in Schizophrenia

May 25, 2010 Regular physical exercise programs for individuals with schizophrenia and schizophrenia-like illnesses are feasible and may help improve…

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Intensive Family Therapy Helps Stabilize Depression in Bipolar Teens

September 11, 2008 The first randomized controlled trial of psychotherapy for teens with bipolar disorder has shown that adding family-focused…

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Sedatives and Hypnotics May Increase Risk for Suicide in Elderly Patients

June 11, 2009 Sedatives and hypnotics may increase the risk for suicide in elderly patients, according to the results of…

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Advances in the Early Detection and Prevention of Schizophrenia

A number of sessions at the annual meeting featured presentations pertaining to the early detection and intervention paradigm for psychotic…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Should Be First-Line Treatment Approach for Binge Eating

January 20, 2010 The first randomized controlled trial to compare psychological treatments for binge eating disorder shows that, for most…

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Anxiety Disorders: Science and Clinical Understanding

In order to comprehensively understand the anxiety disorders, multiple viewpoints must be taken into account. These vantage points include cognitive…

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