June 28, 2019

U.S. News & World Report quotes Dr. McInnis

"Treating Bipolar – 1 and 2 – Disorders"

In an article published June 27, 2019, U.S. News & World Report quotes the Prechter Program's research director, Melvin McInnis, M.D. 

“The primary differences between bipolar 1 and bipolar 2 relate to the intensity of the manic experience,” explains Dr. Melvin McInnis, a professor of psychiatry and director of the Heinz C. Prechter Bipolar Research Program at the University of Michigan. With classic bipolar disorder, the manic episode tends to be incapacitating, so that a person isn’t able to perform day-to-day duties or function at home and work; and it tends to be very noticeable. “The manifestations of this pathologic energy … is typically visible to the person on the street or the person interacting with them,” McInnis says.

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