Evidence that changes the way you practice bipolar disorder : mania and depression explained

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 3
  • Abstract:

    Bipolar Disorder (BD) is characterised by alternating discrete episodes of depression and mania. Rational pharmacotherapy necessitates an appreciation of these different phases and of the possible underlying pathophysiology. A greater understanding of the pathogenesis of BD has boosted awareness of how anti-bipolar drugs work, and vice versa. This bidirectional relationship has amplified knowledge in both disciplines.