CME Supplements

Bipolar Depression: Diagnostic Dilemmas to Innovative Treatments

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Allergan.


Bipolar disorder (BD) is a severe, lifelong disorder associated with high rates of nonrecovery, chronicity, and premature mortality. The actionable opportunity for reducing the morbidity and mortality of BD is to address current unmet needs.

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Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the prevalence of bipolar disorder in different psychiatric patients.
  • Describe the different symptoms that occur in children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Use the evidence base, including FDA approval for different treatments, to inform therapy for bipolar depression.
  • Provide details to ensure that physicians consider the potential metabolic profile of antipsychotics when choosing agents.

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