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13 Contributing Factors to Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder

  • For more on this topic, see Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Disorder, on which this slideshow is based.

  • Some clinicians find symptom checklists or scales helpful in supplementing findings on the mental status examination. Symptom recognition is especially important when medicating patients who have bipolar disorder with mixed symptoms because failure to recognize less obvious or “soft” hypomanic symptoms (insomnia, anxiety, irritability, rapid thoughts, and rumination) can lead to prescribing antidepressants, which will offer no therapeutic benefit and may even worsen activation symptoms.

http://www.psychiatrictimes.com/bipolar-disorder/13-contributing-factors-treatment-resistant-bipolar-disorder?

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