Brain tissue study shows gene expression in patients treated with antipsychotics is similar to expression in non-bipolar brains. ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Every day, millions of people with bipolar disorder take medicines that help keep them from swinging into manic or depressed moods. But just how these drugs produce their effects is still a mystery.
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Journal Watch Psychiatry has named a University of Michigan Health System study as one of the top 10 stories of 2012. The study – whose lead author is Helen C. Kales, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry at the U-M Medical School and researcher at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System – evaluated how antipsychotics affect
Antipsychotic medications are routinely prescribed to older patients with Parkinson’s disease, a pattern that has remained steady despite a warning from the Food and Drug Administration about the risk of death in elderly adults with dementia. This finding comes from a study published in the Archives of Neurology that was featured in the Wall Street