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Mental health trust pays damages over man’s death

Mental health trust pays damages over man’s death

A mental health trust has paid out damages over the case of a man with bipolar disorder and a history of lighting fires who was trapped in a blaze at his cluttered tower block flat. Bob Crane, 61, a w... »

Mood Stabilisers – An Effective Option for Older Adults

Mood Stabilisers – An Effective Option for Older Adults

Two standard medications for bipolar disorder were effective in controlling symptoms at doses tailored to older people in a clinical trial of treatment in adults over age 60. The findings are an impor... »

A Short History of Bipolar

A Short History of Bipolar

The terms used for the bipolar extremes, ‘melancholy’ (depression) and ‘mania’ both have their origins in Ancient Greek. ‘Melancholy’ derives from melas ‘black’ and chole ‘bile’, because Hippocrates t... »