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Screening for bipolar disorder in the community.
BACKGROUND Our goal was to estimate the rate of positive screens for bipolar I and bipolar II disorders in the general population of the United States. METHOD The Mood Disorder Questionnaire (MDQ),Expand
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Axis I psychiatric comorbidity and its relationship to historical illness variables in 288 patients with bipolar disorder.
OBJECTIVE Bipolar disorder often co-occurs with other axis I disorders, but little is known about the relationships between the clinical features of bipolar illness and these comorbid conditions.Expand
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Validity of the mood disorder questionnaire: a general population study.
OBJECTIVE This study tested the validity in the adult general population of the Mood Disorder Questionnaire, a screening instrument for bipolar I and II disorders. The Mood Disorder Questionnaire hasExpand
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Factors associated with suicide attempts in 648 patients with bipolar disorder in the Stanley Foundation Bipolar Network.
BACKGROUND Clinical factors related to suicide and suicide attempts have been studied much more extensively in unipolar depression compared with bipolar disorder. We investigated demographic andExpand
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Epidemiology of vertebral fractures in women.
Vertebral fracture prevalence was assessed in an age-stratified random sample of Rochester, Minnesota women aged 50 years and over. Vertebral fractures, including wedge and concavity as well asExpand
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Correlates of overweight and obesity in 644 patients with bipolar disorder.
OBJECTIVE Overweight and obesity are common clinical problems encountered in the treatment of bipolar disorder. We therefore assessed the prevalence and clinical correlates of overweight, obesity,Expand
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The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) task force report on antidepressant use in bipolar disorders.
OBJECTIVE The risk-benefit profile of antidepressant medications in bipolar disorder is controversial. When conclusive evidence is lacking, expert consensus can guide treatment decisions. TheExpand
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Free-Flight Odor Tracking in Drosophila Is Consistent with an Optimal Intermittent Scale-Free Search
During their trajectories in still air, fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) explore their landscape using a series of straight flight paths punctuated by rapid 90° body-saccades [1]. Some saccadesExpand
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The psychometric validation of the Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) in patients with bipolar disorder
Bipolar disorder (BD) adversely affects daily activities/functioning. The Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) assesses disability in work/school activities, family relationships, and social functioning,Expand
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Mood switch in bipolar depression: comparison of adjunctive venlafaxine, bupropion and sertraline.
BACKGROUND Few studies have examined the relative risks of switching into hypomania or mania associated with second-generation antidepressant drugs in bipolar depression. AIMS To examine theExpand
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