Journal article

An update on adjunctive treatment options for bipolar disorder

Olivia M Dean, Emma Gliddon, Tamsyn E Van Rheenen, Francesco Giorlando, Sandra K Davidson, Manreena Kaur, Trung T Ngo, Lana J Williams

BIPOLAR DISORDERS | WILEY | Published : 2018

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Bipolar disorder is a complex illness often requiring combinations of therapies to successfully treat symptoms. In recent years, there have been significant advancements in a number of therapies for bipolar disorder. It is therefore timely to provide an overview of current adjunctive therapeutic options to help treating clinicians to inform their patients and work towards optimal outcomes. METHODS: Publications were identified from PubMed searches on bipolar disorder and pharmacotherapy, nutraceuticals, hormone therapy, psychoeducation, interpersonal and social rhythm therapy, cognitive remediation, mindfulness, e-Health and brain stimulation techniques. Relevant articles in thes..

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