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New research from Melvin McInnis, Ph.D., FRCPsych and Anastasia Yocum, Ph.D., shows having bipolar disorder is associated with a four- to six-fold risk of dying prematurely.
Now Available: The 2023 Prechter Program News & Impact Report
The Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the University of Michigan has been named as one of the first six institutions that will launch the BD² Integrated Network with BD²: Breakthrough
Melvin McInnis, M.D., FRCPsych pens new article for bpHope that details the latest finding from the Prechter Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder.
Learn about our research areas and meet the team!
Sarah Sperry, Ph.D. makes her television debut on NAMI Washtenaw County's "The Mental Health Agenda."
Instances of lithium toxicity found among individuals with bipolar disorder who were diagnosed with COVID-19.
In these turbulent times, the risk of suicide is amplified. Here’s how to keep yourself and loved ones safe from this very real, but preventable, threat.
Our Vision: Personalized, evidence-based treatment of bipolar disorder will prevent recurrences, so that every individual with bipolar disorder may lead a healthy and productive life.
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A new publication looks at genetic mutations associated with bipolar disorder on the human cardiac system using stem cells from the Prechter Program.
Sleep Strategies to Help Your Bipolar Symptoms
New online resources to help guide future mental healthcare decisions are available for individuals and caretakers.
Prechter Program research participant, Meg LeDuc wrote about her circumstantial infertility journey and her mental health for bp Hope.
Ann Jeffers, Ph.D., Professor of Civil Engineering at U-M, details her mental health journey in her recent memoir, "Can You Hear the Music? My Journey Through Madness."