References for “Drinking, smoking, and quitting”

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References for “Improving outcomes in bipolar disorder”

Bauer MS, et al. "Collaborative Care for Bipolar Disorder: Part II. Impact on Clinical Outcome, Function, and Costs," Psychiatric Services (July 2006): Vol. 57, No. 7, pp. 937-45. Beynon S, et al. "Psychosocial Interventions for the Prevention of Relapse in Bipolar Disorder: Systematic Review of Controlled Trials," British Journal of Psychiatry (Jan. 2008): Vol. 192, No. 1, pp. 5–11. Fagiolini A, et al. "Functional Impairment in the Remission Phase of Bipolar Disorder," Bipolar Disorders (June 2005): Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 281–85. (Locked) More »

Improving outcomes in bipolar disorder

Several types of psychosocial therapy for bipolar disorder have had success when used in conjunction with medications, but full recovery is still a lengthy and difficult process. (Locked) More »

Combination therapy for panic disorder

Research on treatments for panic disorder has found that the combination of medication and therapy, or therapy on its own, is more likely to achieve results than medication alone. (Locked) More »

Drinking, smoking, and quitting

People with alcohol dependency are more likely to be smokers, and should be encouraged to try to quit smoking as well. Quitting both habits increases the chances of maintaining sobriety. (Locked) More »

Commentary: Handguns and health

From a public health perspective, the presence of a firearm in the home dramatically increases the risk of an occupant being killed or committing suicide. More »