bipolar disorder

Alkermes Commits to Being #BipolarBrave on World Bipolar Day

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Today we observe World Bipolar Day to help lift the ~2.8% of American adults living with #bipolar disorder & coping with extreme highs & lows in mood & energy. Let’s work together to be #BipolarBrave & to shift the culture by speaking more openly about mental health.

Alkermes Celebrates Brain Awareness Week

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It's Brain Awareness Week! Raising awareness & advocating for research funding is crucial to improving the lives of people with schizophrenia & bipolar disorder. Each year, we work to understand the effects these diseases have on the brain and help people living with these conditions.

Alkermes Employee Shares How Her Experience With Bipolar Disorder Inspires Her at Work

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Meet Jessica Tamborski -- an Alkermes employee inspired by her daughter’s struggle with bipolar disorder who is proud to work at an organization that helps people living with serious mental illness. 

Google Searches about Mental Illness Follow Seasonal Patterns

New study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports
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SAN DIEGO, Cailf., April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new study published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine finds that Google searches for information across all major mental illnesses and problems followed seasonal patterns, suggesting mental illness may be more strongly linked with seasonal patterns than previously thought.

Family Intervention Improves Mood Symptoms in Children and Adolescents at Risk for Bipolar Disorder

Reports new study in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Washington D.C., March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A study published in the February 2013 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 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 than to a briefer educational treatment.

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