Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Connection Between Fibromyalgia and Comorbid Bipolar Disorder

by Michael O'Leary
September 29, 2015

About one in five patients with fibromyalgia (FM) has comorbid bipolar disorder (BD), according to a new study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.1

The findings suggest that FM patients be screened for BD before receiving antidepressant therapy that might trigger mania when administered without a mood stabilizer. (published site)