Clinical Updates on Mixed Features in Bipolar Disorder: A Patient Case Consult

Bipolar disorder is a severe psychiatric disorder that is frequently associated with persistent symptoms and significant dysfunction. The symptoms of mania demand the most attention in bipolar disorder. New medications to treat bipolar disorder can offer clinicians more options and generally newer medications improve upon tolerability and side effect profile of previous antipsychotic agents. Evidence suggests that the symptoms of bipolar disorder are recurrent and can worsen over repeated relapses. The goal is to effective manage symptoms and prevent relapse. In this CME Outfitters patient case and expert consult Q & A session, Dr. Roger McIntyre goes in-depth with the case study answering questions while offering evidence, guidelines, and quality measures for collaborative strategies to optimally care for patients with bipolar disorder.