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Postpartum Depression and Bipolar Illness: What's the connection?

Misdiagnosis of bipolar illnesses can be twofold, the diagnosis can be under-diagnosed if symptoms are missed, or it can be over-diagnosed, particularly in some hospital in-patient settings, where doctors see a high proportion of severely distressed or suicidal women. read more
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If Bipolar Disorder Is Over-Diagnosed, What Are The Actual Diagnoses?

Health : Medical News Today (5 years ago)

A year ago, a study by Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University researchers reported that fewer than half the patients previously diagnosed with bipolar disorder received an actual diagnosis of bipolar disorder after using a compr... Read Post

Parents Who Took Ill Son Abroad Fight Order to Return to Britain

Health : NYT: Health (12 hours ago)

The parents of Ashya King, 5, who has a brain tumor, attended an extradition hearing in Spain, where they had taken their son after leaving a British hospital against doctors’ orders. Read Post

Military Medicine: Smaller Military Hospitals Said to Put Patients at Risk

Health : NYT: Health (4 hours ago)

Many of the hospitals run by the armed forces are so small and the trickle of patients so thin that doctors and nurses say their ability to properly treat serious illnesses is compromised. Read Post


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