Priority 29 from the Bipolar PSP
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|For full examples, see Category ID T10 on spreadsheet. Do my Adhd meds (Elvanse), cause additional bipolar mood swings? ~ What are the complications with use of antidepressants in bipolar I? Are they as 'bad' as the literature suggests? And if I have to resort to using antidepressants, what is the best advice for the patient/team/family? ~ Does exposure to anti depressant medication explain the astronomic rise in bipolar disorder since its introduction. Whittiker et al suggest this to be the case. ~ apparently bi-polar is a chemical imbalance in the brain. May it be caused by reactions to previously taken medication? ~ Effects of anti-depressants and other prescribed medications in adolescence on development of Bipolar? ~ Can taking Adderal cause bipolar? ~ Why are medications advertised for depression, such as abilify, so catastrophic for bipolar patients and why isnt bipolar listed in the do not take this if you are: section of the commercials.
|Patients x 50 ~ Carers x 18 ~ Health Professionals x 8 ~ others x 4
|PSP unique ID
|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