Jorge Almeida, MD, PhD | University of Texas at Austin
Katherine Burdick, PhD | Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Michael J. Ostacher, MD, MPH, MMSc | Stanford University
WHY A TASK GROUP?
The objectives of the Bipolar Disorders Task Group are to provide oversight and support for innovative research projects and to expand our knowledge of the genetic origins of the disease. Efforts to date have helped move critical research forward.
- Multiple current research and clinical projects
- S. M. Strakowski. (2022, January 7). Commentary: Lithium Works for Bipolar Disorder. Why Aren’t We Using It? [Video]. Medscape. https://www.medscape.com/
- Persons, J. E., Lodder, P., Coryell, W. H., Nurnberger, J. I., & Fiedorowicz, J. G. (2022). Symptoms of mania and anxiety do not contribute to suicidal ideation or behavior in the presence of bipolar depression. Psychiatry Research, 307, 114296. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114296
- Fiedorowicz, J. G., Persons, J. E., Assari, S., Ostacher, M. J., Zandi, P., Wang, P. W., Thase, M. E., Frye, M. A., Coryell, W., & of the National Network of Depression Centers Bipolar Disorders Interest Group. (2019). Depressive symptoms carry an increased risk for suicidal ideation and behavior in bipolar disorder without any additional contribution of mixed symptoms. Journal of Affective Disorders, 246, 775–782. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2018.12.057
For more information about this task group, please contact Program Manager Diana Burnett ([email protected]).
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