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  • WHO Intervention Guide

    Image via Wikipedia WHO simplifies treatment of mental and neurological disorders A new Intervention guide to facilitate the management of depression, alcohol use disorders, epilepsy and other common mental disorders in the primary health-care setting GENEVA — Millions of people with common, but untreated, mental, neurological and substance use disorders can now benefit from new …∞

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    Bipolar Disorder is Highly Comorbid with Substance Use

    Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Recovery From Episodes of Depression in Bipolar Disorder Patients Prospective Data From the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD), Bipolar disorder is highly comorbid with substance use disorders, and this comorbidity may be associated with a more severe course of illness, but the impact of comorbid substance …∞

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    Rapid vs. Gradual Discontinuation of Antidepressants

    Going slower is better. Patients’ risks for relapse increase when lithium or antipsychotic medications are discontinued rapidly rather than gradually. To compare rapid (1–7 days) versus slow ( 14 days) discontinuation of antidepressants, researchers in Sardinia followed 398 patients with recurrent major depressive disorder (n=224), panic disorder (n=75), bipolar II disorder (n=62), or bipolar I …∞

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