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NMDA-dependent modulation of CA1 local circuit inhibition
Consideration is given to the possibility that selective disruption of NMDA-dependent modulation of local circuit inhibition may serve as a model for some aspects of dysfunction associated withNMDA-antagonist exposure and schizophrenia. Expand
Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology
The British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines specify the scope and targets of treatment for bipolar disorder, and recommend strategies for the use of medicines in short-term treatment of episodes, relapse prevention and stopping treatment. Expand
Factors associated with suicide attempts in 648 patients with bipolar disorder in the Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network.
It is indicated that a history of suicide attempts is associated with a more difficult course of bipolar disorder and the occurrence of more psychosocial stressors at many different time domains. Expand
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled efficacy and safety study of quetiapine or lithium as monotherapy for mania in bipolar disorder.
Quetiapine demonstrated superior efficacy to placebo in patients with bipolar mania and was well tolerated, while lithium was associated with tremor and insomnia. Expand
The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for the Biological Treatment of Bipolar Disorders: Update 2009 on the Treatment of Acute Mania
  • H. Grunze, E. Vieta, +5 authors WFSBP Task Force on Treatment Guidelines for Bipol
  • Medicine
  • The world journal of biological psychiatry : the…
  • 1 January 2009
These updated guidelines are based on a first edition that was published in 2003, and have been edited and updated with the available scientific evidence until end of 2008. Their purpose is to supplyExpand
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) task force report on antidepressant use in bipolar disorders.
A consensus was reached on 12 statements on the use of antidepressants in bipolar disorder, and antidepressants should be prescribed only as an adjunct to mood-stabilizing medications. Expand
Correlates of overweight and obesity in 644 patients with bipolar disorder.
Overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity were common in this group of bipolar patients, although it was unclear that their prevalence rates were truly elevated, because overweight and obesity are increasingly common public health problems among the general population. Expand
Adenosine inhibition of mesopontine cholinergic neurons: implications for EEG arousal.
Recordings of mesopontine cholinergic neurons in a brainstem slice provide a coupling mechanism linking neuronal control of EEG arousal with the effects of prior wakefulness, brain hyperthermia, and the use of the adenosine receptor blockers caffeine and theophylline. Expand
The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) Task Force report on the nomenclature of course and outcome in bipolar disorders.
Determination and dissemination of a consensus nomenclature serve as the first step toward producing a validated and standardized system to define course and outcome in bipolar disorders in order to identify predictors of outcome and effects of treatment. Expand
Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trials of Ethyl-Eicosapentanoate in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder
This study did not find overall evidence of efficacy for adjunctive treatment with EPA 6 g/day in outpatients with bipolar depression or rapid cycling bipolar disorder. Expand