Medication for cognitive symptoms

What are cognitive symptoms of bipolar disorder?

Cognitive symptoms in people with bipolar disorder may be apparent in many cognitive domains, including executive function, memory, and attention, and may develop prior to the core mood symptoms of bipolar. Cognitive symptoms are highly disabling and may predict poor functional outcomes

What is the evidence for pharmaceutical treatments for cognitive symptoms?

Low quality evidence is unclear of the benefits of pharmaceutical treatments for cognition in people with bipolar disorder. Review authors conclude that the findings are disappointing due to study methodological issues.

November 2021

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