Some Women With Bipolar Depression Benefit From Bright Light

Bright light therapy can ease bipolar depression in some patients, according to a study published in the journal Bipolar Disorders. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic studied nine women with bipolar disorder to examine the effects of light therapy in the morning or at midday on mood […]

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Aware Of Facial Expressions

Children with bipolar disorder respond differently to facial expressions than children without psychiatric disorders, according to a new study led by a Bradley Hospital researcher. These findings provide additional insight into the neurobiology of pediatric bipolar disorder. The study is published in the November issue of the journal Bipolar Disorders. “Although we know a great […]

Abilify(R) (Aripiprazole) Supplemental New Drug Application For Bipolar I Disorder Pediatric Patients Accepted For Priority Review By FDA

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing and granted a Priority Review to the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) of the atypical antipsychotic ABILIFY┬« (aripiprazole) for the treatment of pediatric patients (10 to 17 years old) diagnosed with Bipolar […]