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Are You Up-to-Date on Findings from Recent Bipolar Disorder Research?

MEASUREme™ Poster Sessions were held in cities throughout the country and participants were able to interact with faculty to discuss recent publications in the field. The posters focused on the latest findings in bipolar disorder diagnosis and treatment. Please click on the links below to view these posters, as well as the abstracts.

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   Pharmacotherapy


Pharmacotherapy Calabrese JR, Ganocy SJ, Brecher M, et al. "Knowing When a Drug Is Not Going to Work in Bipolar Depression": Absence of early improvement as a predictor of later non-response in 3,369 patients from 10 placebo-controlled acute trials. APA Annual Meeting, May 3-8, 2008. Abstract NR5-105. Abstract available at: http://www.psych.org.

Marangell LB, Dennehy EB, Wisniewski SR, et al. Case-control analyses of the impact of pharmacotherapy on prospectively observed suicide attempts and completed suicides in bipolar disorder: findings from STEP-BD. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69:916-922. Click here for abstract >>

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   Mood Disorders


Mood Disorders Youngstrom EA, Frazier TW, Demeter C, Calabrese JR, Findling RL. Developing a 10-item mania scale from the parent general behavior inventory for children and adolescents. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69:831-839. Click here for abstract >>

Meyers OI, Youngstrom EA. A parent general behavior inventory subscale to measure sleep disturbance in pediatric bipolar disorder. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69:840-843. Click here for abstract >>

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   Cognitive Impairment


Cognitive Impairment Simonsen C, Sundet K, Vaskinn A, et al. Neurocognitive profiles in bipolar I and bipolar II disorder: differences in pattern and magnitude of dysfunction. Bipolar Disord. 2008;10:245-255. Click here for abstract >>

Mur M, Portella M, Mart�nez-Ar�n A, Pifarr� J, Vieta E. Long-term stability of cognitive impairment in bipolar disorder: a 2-year follow-up study of lithium-treated euthymic bipolar patients. J Clin Psychiatry. 2008;69:712-719. Click here for abstract >>

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