Youth who have bipolar disorder are not affected by a decline in cognitive function into adulthood.
Specific differences were found in the brains of those who attempted suicide and those who did not.
The unique biotypes may allow for more targeted treatments to be developed.
Further research will seek to determine if omega-3 fatty acids are a treatment target.
The FDA's approval was based on data from controlled trials in adults with manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I disorder and schizophrenia.
Areas of the brain involved in emotional regulation impacted in adolescents with bipolar disorder.
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