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Yatham, L., Maj, M., Torres, I., Malhi, G. Neurocognition in Bipolar Disorder
. People living with bipolar disorder very often experience cognitive deficits that influence their psychosocial outcomes. As cognitive functioning shows a strong association to future psychosocial functioning (e.g., work status), treatment and strategies aiming at improving cognition may greatly help to improve the quality of life of people living with bipolar disorder.
Belgaied, W., Samp, J., Vimont, A., R
muzat, C., Aball
a, S. Routine Clinical Assessment of Cognitive Functioning in Schizophrenia, Major Depressive Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder
. Cognition deficits may strongly affect people living with bipolar disorder making it difficult for them to accomplish daily tasks. A lack of proper evaluation and intervention for cognitive deficits associated with bipolar disorder isn't uncommon. Many people with bipolar disorder could benefit from an intervention plan with a cognitive component.
Dias, C., Balanzá-Martinez, V., Soeiro de Souza, M.G., Figueira, M.L., Machado-Vieira, R., Vieta, E. Pharmacological Approaches in Bipolar Disorders and the Impact on Cognition: A Critical Overview
. Bipolar disorder medications may have significant, albeit manageable, cognitive side effects. It may be important to assess cognitive baseline tests before starting bipolar disorder medication. A bipolar disorder cognitive remediation plan should include co-morbidities in its consideration.
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