Bipolar Disorder

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Lithium Treatment For Bipolar Disorder Shown To Also Improve Verbal Fluency

April 19, 2016

During the dramatic mood swings of bipolar disorder (BP), between depression and euphoric mania, patients often experience cognitive impairment particularly in working memory, verbal fluency and visual memory. A mix of a mood stabilizer (lithium) and an antipsychotic (quetiapine) is often prescribed to treat BP symptoms. However, there are mixed reports on the effect of […]