Skip to content

Announcements

Visit our Crisis Assistance Link for resources. For immediate help, get to the ER.

*No Dr Outside Contact Please*
Bipolar and Family Members
avatar
hope7951 posted:
Probably a more useful statistic is to say that in people with bipolar disorder, there is anywhere from about a 7-10-fold chance that another family member may have a mood disorder. That statistic comes from the work of Steve Faraone and Ming Tsuang, two world-recognized psychiatric genetic epidemiologists.
Was this Helpful?
11 of 24 found this helpful
Reply
 
avatar
bpcookie responded:
I thought this is what Dr. Goldberg had said in his *Welcome* post. But I do understand why you would put it under tips, since Dr. Goldbergs post is so full, that it may have been over looked.


Featuring Experts

Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. He also maintains a private prac...More

Helpful Tips

Screen out people who can't seem to "get it"....
There are some people who can't or won't understand at all. My wife is bipolar, and some people are more understanding than others. We ... More
Was this Helpful?
34 of 40 found this helpful

Related News

There was an error with this newsfeed

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.