Priority 12 from the Bipolar PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Can bipolar be prevented, and if so, how? (JLA PSP Priority 12)
Overall ranking 12
JLA question ID 0041/12
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

None identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples For full examples, see Category ID P1 on spreadsheet.  Is it possible to help prevent people making a transition to full mood difficulties with non-medication treatments (which would hopefully have less unpleasant side effects, and reduce risk if wrong people have been identified - i.e. false positives)? ~ Can you reduce risk of developing it through lifestyle ~ Is it possible to prevent bipolar from being triggered?
Submitted by Patients x 34 ~ Carers x 27 ~ Health Professionals x 4 ~ Others x 1
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0041
PSP name Bipolar
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 363  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 14 June 2016