Fish Oil Supplements Probably Won't Boost Your Mood

Many people take fish oil supplements to manage their mental health. It’s true that omega-3 fatty acids may reduce inflammation, which is linked to depression, and research suggests, deficiencies are associated with any number of mental health ...

Sep 17

Categories: Mood Swings / Bipolar


Understanding how pandemic conditions affect individuals with mood ...

A collaborative study between Swinburne and University of Melbourne researchers has found that individuals with a pre-existing mood disorder reported higher levels of depression, anxiety and stress during the early stages of the COVID-19 situation ...

Jul 8

Categories: Mood Swings / Bipolar


Alcohol Use Disorder: A Step Toward Treatment?

Mood disorders and alcohol use disorder are both challenging to treat. A recent study concludes that a pathway involved in both conditions could be positively influenced by a commercially available chemical.

Feb 13

Categories: Addictions, Depression, Mood Swings / Bipolar


Bipolar Disorder: A Good Diet May Boost Treatment

Diet quality can affect many aspects of one's physical health and psychological well-being. New research investigates whether these factors can also affect the effectiveness of treatments for mood disorders — particularly bipolar.

Jan 23

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar


Relationship between Bipolar Disorder and Addiction

This article talks about how being Bipolar can affect an addict or someone going through recovery from addiction.

Sep 11

Categories: Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Bipolar, Health / ...


Treatable Condition Could Be Mistaken for Schizophrenia or Bipolar ...

Researchers believe that a significant number of people diagnosed with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may actually have a treatable immune system condition.

Aug 7

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar, Schizophrenia


Brain Training Shows Promise For Patients With Bipolar Disorder

Researchers have discovered for the first time that computerized brain training can result in improved cognitive skills in individuals with bipolar disorder.

Jun 1

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar


Traumatic Stress Interacts With Bipolar Disorder Genetic Risk To ...

A new study reports that genetic susceptibility to bipolar disorder can increase the risk for suicide attempt, but only among those who have also experienced traumatic stress.

May 31

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar, Suicide Prevention


Family Intervetion effective for children

Psychologists have found that children and adolescents with major depression or subthreshold forms of bipolar disorder - and who had at least one first-degree relative with bipolar disorder - responded better to a 12-session family-focused treatment ...

Dec 28

Categories: Bipolar, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Family Problems, Mood Swings ...


Potential Bipolar Disorder Therapies Coming

In the new study, the researchers focused on a gene known as PDE10A, one of the many genes that has been linked to bipolar disorder, and the proteins this gene produces.

Mar 11

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar


Sleep changes seen with fetal alcohol exposure partly explain ...

Slow-wave sleep - the deeper sleep during which the brain turns each day's events into permanent memories - is fragmented in adulthood in people exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb.

Feb 29

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...


Human trials suggest 'rescued' drug could be safer treatment for ...

A drug destined for the scrap heap has been rescued by Oxford scientists, who may have found it a new role in treating bipolar disorder.

Dec 9

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar


Depression Symptoms

The Mediterranean Diet has taken the market by storm. It could be called the new healthy way of living. Eating a Mediterranean diet or other healthy dietary patterns comprising of fruit, vegetables, legumes and nuts can prevent the onset of ...

Sep 23

Categories: Depression, Mood Swings / Bipolar


How to really rid yourself from the clutches of a bad mood

Bad moods suck, don't they? They seem to come out of nowhere, mess with our lives and then leave at their own whim. And just when we begin to think we're finally free from their clutches, they visit us again,a s if to ensure we don't stay happy for ...

Aug 5

Categories: Mood Swings / Bipolar


High Fat Diet can cause Mood Disorders, Addictions, and Overeating

Research shows that independent of weight gain and obesity, high-fat feeding can cause impairments in the functioning of the brain circuitry profoundly implicated in mood disorders, drug addiction, and overeating - several states and pathologies ...

Jul 21

Categories: Addictions, Eating Disorders, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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