Bipolar disorder

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When you’re looking for the latest research on bipolar disorder, offers a deep compendium of peer-reviewed articles, case reports, studies, analyses, and commentaries.

Bipolar disorder research on is the most up-to-date and scientifically rigorous research in the field. You’ll find articles on a broad range of topics, from diagnosis of mania and bipolar dementia to treatment for comorbid bipolar and PTSD-related disorders and medication for managing bipolar manic depression. Through, also offers a wide variety of CME activities related to bipolar disorder, along with free tools for tracking CME activity and documenting CME credits.

Register today on to access many of the resources available on the website. Or choose a paid subscription for full access to current and historical research on bipolar disorder and many other mental health subjects.

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Earning CME credit on is simple and convenient. CME activities are provided by the CME Institute ( of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., which is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

You’ll find an assortment of CME activities related to bipolar disorder and other topics – from articles and Brief Reports to original research and webcasts. With your MyCME account – an online tool that’s free with your registration on the website – you can keep a record of your CME activity, complete posttests and evaluations, and print transcripts or certificates for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM you have earned.

CME materials related to bipolar disorder include titles such as:

  • High Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Bipolar Disorder. Christine Li, Boris Birmaher, Brian Rooks, Mary Kay Gill, Heather Hower, David A. Axelson, Daniel P. Dickstein, Tina R. Goldstein, Fangzi Liao, Shirley Yen, Jeffrey Hunt, Satish Iyengar, Neal D. Ryan, Michael A. Strober, Martin B. Keller, and Benjamin I. Goldstein
  • Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder in Pediatric Patients. Kiki D. Chang
    As many as 2 million youths in the US alone could have bipolar disorder. In this CME Brief Report, get up to date on common presentations of pediatric bipolar disorder, DSM-5 diagnostic criteria, and structured interviews and screening tools that can help you detect manic symptomatology..
  • Treating Bipolar Disorder in Pediatric Patients and Educating Patients and Parents. Melissa P. DelBello
    Children whose bipolar disorder is inadequately treated often grow into adults who are unable to manage their illness. Read this Brief Report to discover the most effective treatment strategies to help patients and families learn to control and cope with their bipolar disorder, particularly episodes of depression, as they advance towards adulthood..

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Review research, reports, and case studies on patients with bipolar disorder is an authoritative source of psychiatric resources for clinical information on bipolar disorder and other mental health and neurologic illnesses. Articles and research on the website serve as invaluable resources to psychiatrists and mental health professionals as well as primary care physicians and other clinicians who treat patients with behavioral health and neuropsychiatric disorders.

Content on originates from two sources: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (JCP) and The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders (PCC). Materials related to bipolar disorder include:

  • Evidence-based, peer-reviewed scientific information about bipolar disorder symptoms and bipolar disorder treatment
  • Journal articles that examine bipolar disorder through the lens of psychopharmacology
  • Meta-analyses and systematic reviews
  • Academic Highlights, case reports, Brief Reports, commentaries, and original research
  • Book reviews and blog posts

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Nearly all CME activities on and are free of charge, though occasionally there is a $10 processing fee on some activities.

MyCME is a free tool from that keeps a record of your CME activities on With a MyCME account, you can track activities, complete posttests and evaluations, and keep a record of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM earned.

Yes. You may start or leave a CME activity on at any time. Your MyCME account will keep track of where you left off so you can return to the activity later.

Once you have passed a posttest and completed an evaluation, you can print or download a certificate or transcript immediately.

Register or subscribe for more benefits and greater access provides a convenient way to stay current on the latest developments in research and CME activities for bipolar disorder.

Register on for free to access a variety of resources including:

  • Full text of articles from The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders 
  • Full text of supplements from The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 
  • CME activities on related to bipolar disorder and other conditions
  • A free MyCME account on
  • Podcasts that provide a summary and highlights of each issue of JCP and PCC

Subscribe to the online edition or the online/print editions of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry for complete access to all materials related to bipolar disorder. With a paid subscription, you can access:

  • Full text of articles and features from all issues of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry from 1997 to the present
  • Online-first and online-only articles published weekly
  • New issues of the journal as soon as they are released

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  • New CME activities from related to bipolar disorder
  • New case reports, free articles, features, and other free resources posted on
  • Table of contents from upcoming issues of JCP and PCC and links to article abstracts


A digital property of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., publishes peer-reviewed, evidence-based, scientific information about a wide range of behavioral health issues and CNS disorders. Geared to psychiatrists and mental health professionals as well as primary care physicians and other clinicians who work with patients with mental illness, publishes research, articles, news, and CME activities on an assortment of topics, with materials drawn from three sources: The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders, and the CME Institute at Material on covers a wide range of psychiatric subjects, including diagnosis of hypomanic episodesADHD and ADD symptoms in adults, treatment for early onset Alzheimer’s disease, major depression diagnosis and symptoms of recurrent major depressive disorder, techniques for managing schizoaffective disorder and psychotic schizophrenia, and many other areas of research.

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