The study findings support previous research that suggests nearly half of all patients who have bipolar disorder will first be diagnosed with major depression. Inappropriate treatment due to misdiagnosis can have a harmful effect on patients and potentially makes the illness harder to treat; antidepressants alone have been shownContinue Reading This is the holy grail for brain imaging,” says lead researcher Dr. K. Luan Phan, chief of neuropsychiatric research at the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. “We hope in the future to be able to use scansContinue Reading