Bipolar disorder in women.

@article{Miller2015BipolarDI,
  title={Bipolar disorder in women.},
  author={Laura Jean Miller and Nafisa Y Ghadiali and Elizabeth M Larusso and Kelly J Wahlen and Orit Avni-barron and Leena P Mittal and Judy A. Greene},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          475-98
        }
}
This article summarizes research pertinent to the clinical care of women with bipolar disorder. With bipolar disorder, female gender correlates with more depressive symptoms and different comorbidities. There is a high risk of symptom recurrence postpartum and possibly during perimenopause. Women with bipolar disorder have increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, unplanned pregnancies, excessive weight gain, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular disease. Mood stabilizing medications… CONTINUE READING
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